Elegant Lady


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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 Elegant Lady

Description 

A large, bright red attractive red coloured peach.
  Origin: Merrill, California, USA
  Parentage: Early O'Henry x July Lady
  Synonym/Breeder Ref#: Not Known

 

Protection & Royalties:

NR No Royalties

 
 
 
 
 

Fruit

External

  Maturity: January 18 to January 28 based on Commercial Harvesting dates in Hastings
  Fruit Size: Medium to large for season
  Fruit Shape:

Peach - Rounded

  Skin Colour: 80-90% red blush over yellow ground colour

Internal

  Flesh Colour: Orange/yellow
  Flesh Texture:

Firm, juicy, melting

  Flavour:

Excellent.  Good sugar/acid balance

  Stone:

Freestone, medium size

Tree

  Cropping: Heavy
  Blossom: Non-showy, pink
  Pollination: Mid Season
  Vigour: Moderate - Susceptible to bacterial spotting
  Tree Habit/Form: Upright and weeping

Notes

 

Excellent eating from tree but goes mainly on storage; susceptible to bacerial spotting.  

Replaced by RomestarĀ®.

 

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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