Variety: Desiree® Peach Principal Investigator(s): Joseph Goffreda
The new yellow-fleshed, semi-freestone peach ripens approximately eight days before Sentry. The fruit is medium in size, highly colored, with excellent quality and few split pits. Desiree® is an exciting new variety for the early season market. The tree is medium in vigor and resistant to bacterial spot.
Strengths & Qualities
Early yellow-fleshed peach
Ripens approximately 28 days before Redhaven
Good flavor and firmness
Low susceptibility to bacterial spot
US Plant Patent No. PP19,382 issued October 28, 2008