Peaches

Allstar®

Allstar

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(+24, F) FA 80 U.S. Plant Patent No.10549

Allstar® matures between Loring and Cresthaven with a beautiful 90% to 100% bright red skin color with clear, non-browning yellow flesh. The peach is very large and firm with good shipping and storage qualities. It will keep for several weeks in the cooler. Allstar® is a medium-size, stocky tree with a spurring character. The fruit and the tree are very resistant to bacterial spot.

Angelus

(+35, F)

Originated from a J.H. Hale seedling, believed pollinated by a Fortyniner. Bears a mild-flavored peach that is bright red over a yellow ground color. Ripens fairly evenly and has a firm texture. Tree is moderately vigorous.

Autumnstar®

stellarserieslogo.jpg(+45, F) (FA 42) U.S. Plant Patent No. 14439

The newest and latest introduction in the Stellar Series peach line, Autumnstar® is our latest peach offering, ripening a few days after Rio Oso Gem. It bears a 70 to 80% blush. The fruit is large, firm and ships well. The tree and buds are extremely hardy.

Babygold 5

(+24, C)

The yellow fruit is medium to large in size and has excellent quality for processing. The tree is highly productive, vigorous and upright.

Blazingstar®

Blazingstar

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(+3, F) FA 12 - U.S. Plant Patent No. 10555

Blazingstar® is a round, very firm-fleshed peach that ripens at the end of Redhaven season. It is 90% solid blazing red with delicious, non-browning, yellow flesh. The fruit is freestone, sizes well with a small pit, picks dry without tearing and has good shipping qualities. The Blazingstar® tree is hardy, upright, spreading and strong with an excellent cropping history.

Blushingstar®

Blushingstar

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(+27, F) FA 18 U.S. Plant Patent No.10554

Blushingstar® is an incredible new high-quality white peach that ships and stores very well. It colors about 80% deep pinkish-red with a white ground color and averages 2 3/4". It has the unique wonderful distinctive flavor of a white peach plus a penetrating, pleasing aroma. The flesh is white, tinged with pink and does not brown when cut. Blushingstar® is completely freestone and ripens with Cresthaven. It sets very heavy crops and early, diligent thinning is a must. The tree is consistently heavy producing, very hardy and open growing with good resistance to bacterial spot.

Canadian Harmony

(+21, F)

An attractive peach that develops 80 percent bright red color when mature. The fruit is round, firm and has good texture. The tree is large and upright with a hardiness equivalent to Redhaven.

Contender

(+27, F)

A consistent cropper that blooms late, Contender is noted as a great peach in areas where frost is a problem. The fruit is large, round and highly colored. The flesh is sweet and full of flavor. Resists browning when cut. 

Coralstar®

Coralstar

(+22, F) FA 59 - U.S.Plant Patent No. 10547

Coralstar® is a large, beautiful, 3", freestone peach with 80% coral red fruit that matures with Loring. The flesh is firm and clear with wonderful sweet flavor. Coralstar® holds well on the tree and in the cooler and does not brown when cut. Its size and quality make it a star for local sale or shipping. It ripens with multiple pickings over a long period and will produce heavy tonnage per acre. The tree is hardy and resistant to bacterial spot.

Cresthaven

Cresthaven

(+27, F)

This variety produces medium to large fruit that is round, uniform and firm. The attractive skin color is golden yellow overlaid with red. Resists browning. The tree is productive and moderately bud hardy.

Early Elberta

(+27, F)

Also known as Improved Elberta. The skin and flesh of this peach are golden yellow. Early Elberta is a large oval-shaped fruit that matures about eight days ahead of Elberta. An excellent canning peach with a rich, sweet flavor.

Early Redhaven

(-14, SC)

A mutation of Redhaven that ripens about two weeks earlier than its parent. The fruit is very similar to Redhaven in size, color and flavor.

Elberta

(+34, F)

The fruit of Elberta is firm and yellow in color. Its skin is golden with a partial red blush. Elberta trees are hardy and productive. This peach, well-known for its shipping qualities, has been one of the leading peach varities for over 80 years. It is a superior processing variety.

Elegant Lady

(+16, F)

Yellow-fleshed freestone peach of excellent quality. The high colored peach yields an 80- to 90-percent red blush over yellow background. Fruit is sweet and juicy. A standard and reliable commercial variety. 

Flamin' Fury® PF Lucky 13

(+5, F)

Van Well's newest Flaming Fury® selection, Lucky 13 follows Redhaven, delivering both high red color and firm, quality fruit. The peach is sweet and juicy with an excellent flavor. A heavy cropper, thinning is recommended to maximize fruit size. Fruit hangs well and resists bacterial spot. Excellent shipper available Spring 2006.

Flamin' Fury® PF-1

(-25,SC)

Earliest ripening peach Van Well Nursery offers. Good quality flesh with high, red color blush over yellow background. Few split pits and resistant to bacterial spot. A heavy bearer with good flavor. We recommend thinning PF 1 to promote better fruit size.

Flamin' Fury® PF24C Coldhardy

(+24, F) U.S. Plant Patent No. 15659.

Cold hardy variety that has a track record of cropping when other succumb to frost and cold temperatures. Ripens 24 days after Redhaven. Tree bears large, highly colored fruit that is sweet and juicy. Bacterial spot resistant. (Available Spring 2008).

Glohaven

Glowhaven

(+14, F)

This large, nearly round, uniform peach has little fuzz. Its skin color is mostly red with a golden background. The flesh is clear yellow and firm with excellent quality. A favorite for canning because it resists browning. The tree is vigorous and moderately hardy.

Glowingstar®

Glowingstar

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(+27, F) FA 17 U.S. Plant Patent No.10556

Glowingstar® matures in early Cresthaven season. It is a large uniform ripening peach that is 70% bright red with a yellow background. The fruit is firm, yellow and non-browning, with excellent shipping qualities and it stores well in the cooler. Glowingstar® is completely freestone and hangs well on the tree even when it is completely ripe. The tree is strong, vigorous and resistant to bacterial spot.

J.H. Hale

(+35, F)

The fruit of J.H. Hale is extra large, round and uniform with golden skin covered by a brilliant red blush. Firm yellow flesh makes this peach an excellent shipper. The tree has moderate vigor and requires a pollinator. J.H. Hale is one of our best-selling peach varieties and has been a leading commercial peach for nearly a century.

Loring

Loring

(+22, F)

Excellent flavor and quality coupled with a bright red blush over a yellow background make Loring one of the best all-around peach varieties. The tree is vigorous, but somewhat bud tender. The fruit is large and yellow.

Madison

(+24, F)

An attractive high quality peach that is vigorous and more hardy than Redhaven. The flesh is yellow and somewhat tender, should be produced for local markets. Its skin color is red over a gold ground color. The flower buds are hardy.

O’Henry

O'Henry

(+36, F)

Brightly colored, large peach with light fuzz. Flesh is yellow, streaked with red, very firm, and of good quality. This is a good shipper. The tree is productive and moderately vigorous.

Red Globe

Red Globe

(+22, F)

Its skin color is a highly blushed red over a golden ground color. Red Globe is one of the most attractive peaches of its season. A very large round fruit, it has yellow flesh and an excellent flavor. This variety has good quality and firmness.

Redhaven

Redhaven

(0, F)

Redhaven is the standard by which all early peaches are judged. The flesh is firm and yellow with a smooth texture. The tree is vigorous and early bearing. An attractive red and golden skin color further enhances its popularity. Redhaven is excellent for canning and shipping for the fresh market.

Redstar®

stellarserieslogo.jpg(0, F) FA 52 - U.S. Plant Patent No. 10546

Redstar® ripens with Redhaven and is a large, round, very beautiful peach with 80% rich red color over a subtle striped background. The flesh is medium yellow with wonderful flavor. The 2 3/4 - 3" fruits are firm for shipping and have a slight attachment to the pit with very few split pits. The tree is spreading and very hardy with good resistance to canker and bacterial spot.

Reliance

(+3, F)

Originated in New Hampshire in 1964. The skin is a dark red, splashed over yellow. The round fruit is medium to large in size. The bright yellow flesh is bursting with flavor.

Risingstar®

Risingstar

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(-14, SC) FA 47 - U.S. Plant Patent No.10545

Risingstar® gives growers a beautiful, high quality peach for the early season. Fruit is 80% bright orange-red, with a slight stripe, firm and averages 2 1/2" and larger. The flesh is firm and melting with a pleasing sugar-acid ratio. Risingstar® is non-browning and semi-freestone. This excellent cropper has very few split pits and matures between Garnet Beauty and Redhaven. It will require diligent thinning most years because of its very hardy buds and blossoms. The tree is of medium vigor, hardy and productive with good resistance to bacterial spot and peach canker. Risingstar® is very uniform in size and coloring and matures in two to three pickings.

Roza

Roza

(+21, F)

The skin is yellow overlaid with a faintly streaked medium red blush. Roza has a nice flavor combined with good shipping quality. The tree is vigorous and productive, bearing large fruit.

Starfire®

Starfire

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(+5, F) FA 11 - U.S. Plant Patent No.10548

Starfire® is a heavy annual cropper that provides high tonnage per acre with several pickings. It has large, 2 3/4", solid bright orange-red fruit that ripens five days after Redhaven. The flesh is clear yellow with some red around a small pit. Starfire® has great shipping qualities and firmness. It is a very consistent cropper.

Suncrest

Suncrest

(+24, F)

Ripens about 10 days before Elberta. The fruit is large and round. Two-thirds of the skin is covered with bright red over yellow. Flavorful, firm and yellow describes the flesh of Suncrest. A consistent cropper.

Sweet Cap™

(+21, F)

A new introduction from the International New-varieties Network (I.N.N.) hailing from western France. Sweet Cap™ brand is a "doughnut" type peach with juicy white flesh, dark red skin and that unique round shape. Fruit sizes larger than Saturn. A great addition for roadside and U-pick operations.

Veteran

(+24, F)

An old time favorite that is extremely cold hardy. Veteran is known to crop in unlikely peach territory, including the chilly Midwest. A favorite among home canners, this sweet large peach is a good fresh eater as well. You won't find much red on this yellow peach, but the flavor is outstanding.