Spring Lady


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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
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icon-peach Spring Lady

Description

Good early yellow-fleshed peach.

  Origin: Grant Merrill, Red Bluff, California, USA, 1981
  Parentage: Unknown
  Synonym/Breeder Ref#: Merspril, Merricle W-155

 

Protection & Royalties:

NR No Royalties

 
 
 
 
 

Fruit

External

  Maturity: December 18 to 25 based on Commercial Harvesting dates in Hastings
  Fruit Size: Medium to large
  Fruit Shape:

Rounded with a pronounced "zipper"

  Skin Colour: 70% red blush over a yellow ground cover.  Some tiger stripe in overall.

Internal

  Flesh Colour: Yellow
  Flesh Texture:

Melting, juicy

  Flavour:

Standard Acid, Good

  Stone:

Clingstone

Tree

  Cropping: Average
  Blossom: Pink and showy
  Pollination: Self-fertile; Late bloom
  Vigour: Medium
  Tree Habit/Form: Open Spreading

Notes

 

Large sized peach which blossoms later than some other early cultivars which may be an advantage in frost prone areas. 

 

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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