Donut Peach Tree
A Healthy Donut
Sweet, juicy, white, mild distinct flavor, with clingstone flesh. Donut™ Peach or Stark Saturn (Also known as Peento, Saucer, Peentau, or Doughnut) is a distinctively shaped peach originally grown in Asia.
It has a doughnut-shaped "flat" fruit with a sunken center and plump outer edge. It is smaler and flatter than other peaches. Its' juicy white flesh is less acidic than other donuts and has a faintly almond taste.
The Donut Peach is reliable and known for its dependable yields. It is a winter-hardy tree that bears heavy crops of fruit that measures 2 1/4 to 2 3/4 inches in diameter.
It is self-fruitful and ripens in late June or early July in central California, and in some climates, it ripens in August. It requires an estimated 400-500 hours of chilling.
*Dependable Heavy Harvest
|Brand||Nature Hills Nursery|
|Botanical Name||Prunus persica 'Donut'|
|Mature Height||15 - 20 feet, unless grafted on dwarfing rootstock|
|Mature Spread||12 - 15 feet, unless grafted onto dwarfing rootstock|
|Soil Type||Sandy loam, well drained|
|Moisture||Even moisture especially important during fruit development|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|
|Fruiting Time||Late June, early July|