Large Red Peaches
The O'Henry peach, Prunus persica 'O'Henry', is a large, firm, yellow freestone, with a superb flavor.
The O'Henry Peach is a strong, vigorous, heavy bearing, and self-fruitful tree. It ripens from early to mid-August in central California.
The fruit is yellow-fleshed with some red streaks, semi-freestone fruit is sweet and juicy like Babcock, with a more sprightly flavor. It is a large, red slightly fuzzy peach which keeps well.
It is a popular fresh market variety that is now available for home planting.
It is a peach leaf curl-resistant variety, tested at the WSU research station at Mt. Vernon, Washington. O'Henry is a peach that freezes well and requires 750 hours of chilling.
|Family||Prunus persica 'o'henry'|
|Mature Height||Standard: 15 - 20 feet|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|
|Pollinator Required||None Required|
|Harvest Period||Late August|