Trademark: VALLEY SWEET ™

Variety:  Zairoy

Species: Prunus persica


Breeder, Place Floyd Zaiger, California, USA
Intellectual property Artevos, Germany
Property rights registered for EU trademark


Blooming date, -intensity early to medium blossom period, high to very high density, prolonged blossom, intense pink flowers
Fertility self-fertile
Flower shape rose shape
Frost susceptibility low


Ripening time late, 12.-13. peach week
Scale, shape medium to large, rounded
Skin nearly smooth-skinned
Colour almost 100 % dark red to crimson on sunny side, shaded fruits shiny dark red
Fruit flesh pale yellow, slightly reddish around the stone, firm, juicy and finely textured when fully ripe
Taste sweet-aromatic, also when underripe
Stone separability freestone
Storage good


Vigour medium strong, semi-upright to spreading, very good branching, dark-green and healthy leaves
Crop load ideal to high, even spread of fruits and optimum even fruit development, timely fruit-thinning is necessary for maintaining good fruit-size and the health status of the trees


VALLEY SWEET ™ Zairoy enhances our range with a very late ripening yellow-fleshed peach. The extraordinary colouring is unique in this ripening period. The high yield, large fruit size and the good internal qualities provide a perfect ending to the peach harvest season.

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