Blazingstar® (FA12)


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Maturity Disclaimer

McGrath Nurseries Ltd have used their best endeavours to ensure this chart is accurate, however, it should be used as a guide only.

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.

We recommend that you obtain independent advice before you make any decisions in reliance on this chart and rely on your own inquiries in relation to any district performance relative to the standard timings indicated.

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 Blazingstar®

Description

Blazingstar® is an excellent quality peach, extending the Redhaven season.  Very good storage and shipping with excellent flavour.
  Origin: Jim Friday in Michigan, USA
  Parentage: Stellar series
  Synonym/Breeder Ref#: FA 12

 

Protection & Royalties:

Tree Royalty Payable - Non-Propagation. Agreement required
® Registered Trademark - Royalty payable. Non-Propagation Agreement Required

 
 
 
 
 
  Exclusivity: icon-green Available only from and exclusively licensed to McGrath Nurseries Ltd in New Zealand

Fruit

External

  Maturity: January 8 to January 19 based on commercial harvesting dates in Hastings
  Fruit Size: Large
  Fruit Shape:

Peach - Rounded

  Skin Colour: 90% solid blazing red

Internal

  Flesh Colour: Very firm, non-browning, yellow flesh
  Flesh Texture:

Melting 

  Flavour:

Excellent and delicious

  Stone:

Freestone with a small stone

Tree

  Cropping: Heavy and regular
  Blossom: Mid-season, insignificant flower (non-showy), pink
  Pollination: Self-fertile
  Vigour: Strong and hardy tree
  Tree Habit/Form: Upright and spreading

Notes

 

Blazingstar® is excellent in every respect.  A great tasting and looking mid-season variety.  

Picks dry without tearing and has good shipping qualities, extending the Redhaven season.

Great bud hardiness and a tough easy to grow tree.

 

Shapes of Peach Key

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Oblong
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Ovate
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Rounded
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Slightly
Flat
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Asymmetric
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Symmetric
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Platycarpic
 
 
 

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