Piattaforone

With a heavy crop of aromatic, juicy fruits this "doughnut" peach is one of the first peaches in summer. The large, very uniform peaches can be harvested over a long period and are not only convincing because of their attractive appearance but especially because of their distinictive peach flavor.

Parents:

,Spring Lady' x ,Stark® Saturn'

Growth:

medium strong to strong

Blossom:

early, rich blossoming

Ripeness:

early, up to four weeks before Redhaven

Appearance:

attractive, flat fruits, uniform, mid-size, bright red cover, only slight bloom

Quality:

yellowish, firm flesh, can be removed easily from the stone

Taste:

sweet flavor

Crop yield:

medium to high, long harvest period

Special notes:

unique due to its early ripening and the large, very uniform fruits; because of the flat, horizontal form doughnut peaches tend to burst in case of rainfall