This 1870 heirloom is still the standard for freestone peaches. Reliable, highly productive with rich peach flavor and good quality. Remains a major commercial peach variety. Has some built-in disease resistance. Ripens in mid-late August. Originally from Marshallville, Georgia.
Grafted onto Guardian Rootstock.
Uses: Fresh eating, canning, drying.
Resistant to: Moderately resistant to Peach Leaf Spot, the rootstock is resistant to nematodes.
Pollinated by: Self-pollinating, but will be pollinated by any other peach variety for greater yields.
Plant Size: 1-Year 3-4 ft tall Bare-Root Tree
Rootstock: Guardian TM
Our peaches fruit quickly in only 2 seasons from planting under good conditions.
Zones 5-8 ( 1-Year 2-4 ft tall tree)