The Tropical Peach Series
The tropical peach series consists of six yellow-fleshed peaches with a traditional tart sweet peach flavor.
Productivity: High when grown in low chill zones where ‘Tropic Beauty’, can be grown.
Size: Medium to large depending on the number of fruit left on the tree.
Quality: Traditional tart sweet peach flavor. Excellent.
Flesh: All the peach cultivars have yellow flesh.
Ripening season: Depending on the location ‘TexFirst’, ‘Tropicprince’ and ‘TropicZest One’ ripen in late April to early May. ‘Tropic Zest Two’ ripens with ‘Tropic Beauty’ in mid May. ‘Tropic Zest Three’ and Tropic Zest Four’ ripen in late May.
Chilling requirement: Full bloom occurs with or shortly after ‘Tropic Beauty’. Chilling requirement is estimated to be between 150-250 chill units.
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Availability: Budwood available under license.
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