donut peach babies :)

franktank232(z5 WI)June 1, 2012

They are pretty cool. I have TangOS and Saturn (just planted this spring)... Saturn decided to hold 1 fruit for me.

Can't wait until I have a full tree of both. Cross breed them with Flavor King Pluot and have a Saturn King Donut Pleach...or maybe not.

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alan haigh

Tango turned out to be the most frost resistant of peaches here this year. Cornell mentioned in its report that it did the best in holding a crop in the Hudson Valley and my tree has a decent crop when peaches all around it had fruit burned off by frost.

    Bookmark   June 2, 2012 at 5:40AM
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franktank232(z5 WI)

Very good to know. I'll be testing its winter hardiness here in a few years (its in a container right now). My biggest worry of course is rot.

    Bookmark   June 2, 2012 at 7:11AM
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alan haigh

They should be very good for rot as well, but winter hardiness is probably not related to frost hardiness of fruit.

    Bookmark   June 2, 2012 at 7:16AM
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bamboo_rabbit(9A Inverness FL)

I put in a UFO peach this spring so next year should be able to try them.

    Bookmark   June 2, 2012 at 8:54AM
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