Self-fertile large-fruited, yellow-fleshed peach with excellent taste properties, high productivity and resistance to curl disease, brown rot and frost. Tolerant of bacterial spot. Quality of fruit is commercially acceptable.
Crossing: SH333 [Redhaven × SH1171 (Halehaven O.P.)] × SH348 (Ambergem OP), selected in 1965 by Stanley Johnston
Vigour: very strong, healthy, crown upright-spreading
Blossom: rich, self-fertile
Fruit: large, average weight 250 - 300 g, spherical fruit shape, high fruit quality, easy to transport and store.
Fruit color: 80% red blush over golden-yellow ground color
Pulp: clear yellow, firm, freestone
Taste: excellent, highly valued, aromatic
Harvest season: late July / early August
Yeald: high and consistent productivity
General disease resistance: variety is resistant to curl disease (Taphrina deformans) and brown rot of stone fruit (Monilinia laxa), suitable for organic or no-spray culture