Flamecrest


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We do not accept any responsibility for harm, loss or damage caused or resulting from your use or reliance on any of the information contained in this chart in the event that any of that information is inaccurate or incomplete. Maturity information on some new varieties has been based totally on overseas data, not local experience and therefore may not be accurate.

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NewZealand-Haistings

Maturity based on Hastings

The Maturity Chart is a general guide for each variety of Peach. The dates are based on Commercial Harvesting dates in Hastings. If you are planting in a different district, please adjust these dates as below: 

  • Alexandra, Central Otago +21 days
  • Marlborough +3-4 days
  • Havelock +2 days
  • Twyford -7 days
  • BOP/Waikato +2-5 days
NOTE: We recommend that you obtain independent advice before you make any decisions in reliance on this chart... See our Maturity Disclaimer


icon-peach Flamecrest

Description

Standard yellow melting peach.  Once very popular. 
  Origin: USDA, Fresno, California, USA 1973
  Parentage: Fayette x P109-96 (complex hybrid)
  Synonym/Breeder Ref#: F47-60 

 

Protection & Royalties:

NR No Royalties

 
 
 
 
 

Fruit

External

  Maturity: January 15 to 27 Based on Commercial Harvesting dates in Hastings (approx 18 days after Rich Lady)
  Fruit Size: Medium for season
  Fruit Shape:

Rounded

  Skin Colour: 70% red overlaid with a thin red over a yellow ground colour.  Atteractive appearance.

Internal

  Flesh Colour: Yellow
  Flesh Texture:

Melting;Very juicy, firm and fine

  Flavour:

Very good; standard Acid

  Stone:

Freestone; small stone

Tree

  Cropping: Good
  Blossom: Large and showy 
  Pollination: Self-fertile; mid season bloom
  Vigour: Medium
  Tree Habit/Form: Open spreading

Notes

 

Well coloured fruit with good flavour and handling.
Very important variety once. 

 

Shapes of Peach Key

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Oblong
peach-nectarine-Ovate
Ovate
peach-nectarine-Rounded
Rounded
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Slightly
Flat
peach-nectarine-Asymmetric
Asymmetric
peach-nectarine-Symmetric
Symmetric
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Platycarpic
 
 
 

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