Glowingstar® (FA17)


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Maturity Disclaimer

McGrath Nurseries Ltd have used their best endeavours to ensure this chart is accurate, however, it should be used as a guide only.

We do not accept any responsibility for harm, loss or damage caused or resulting from your use or reliance on any of the information contained in this chart in the event that any of that information is inaccurate or incomplete. Maturity information on some new varieties has been based totally on overseas data, not local experience and therefore may not be accurate.

We recommend that you obtain independent advice before you make any decisions in reliance on this chart and rely on your own inquiries in relation to any district performance relative to the standard timings indicated.

NewZealand-Haistings

Maturity based on Hastings

The Maturity Chart is a general guide for each variety of Peach. The dates are based on Commercial Harvesting dates in Hastings. If you are planting in a different district, please adjust these dates as below: 

  • Alexandra, Central Otago +21 days
  • Marlborough +3-4 days
  • Havelock +2 days
  • Twyford -7 days
  • BOP/Waikato +2-5 days
NOTE: We recommend that you obtain independent advice before you make any decisions in reliance on this chart... See our Maturity Disclaimer


icon-peach Glowingstar®

Description

Glowingstar® is an excellent flavoured dessert peach; highly productive and disease resistant tree.
  Origin: Jim Friday in Michigan, USA
  Parentage: Stellar series
  Synonym/Breeder Ref#: FA 17

 

Protection & Royalties:

Tree Royalty Payable - Non-Propagation. Agreement required

® Registered Trademark - Royalty payable. Non-Propagation Agreement Required

 
 
 
 
 
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Fruit

External

  Maturity: January 30 to February 10 based on Commercial harvesting dates in Hastings
  Fruit Size: Large and uniform
  Fruit Shape:

Peach - Very Round

  Skin Colour: 70% bright red with a yellow background

Internal

  Flesh Colour: Firm, yellow and non-browning when cut
  Flesh Texture:

Firm white flesh, melting

  Flavour:

Excellent

  Stone:

Completely freestone

Tree

  Cropping: Very heavy
  Blossom: Early mid season with a showy bloom, pink
  Pollination: Mid season with an insignificant flower
  Vigour: Strong and vigorous
  Tree Habit/Form: Strong

Notes

 

Glowingstar® has excellent shipping qualities and is resistant to bacterial spot.  Hangs well on the tree when it is completely ripe.

The fruit is non-browining and stores well in the cooler.

This is one of the last of the Stellar series.

 

Shapes of Peach Key

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Oblong
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Ovate
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Rounded
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Slightly
Flat
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Asymmetric
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Symmetric
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Platycarpic
 
 
 

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