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Yours look and sound exactly the same. Vernon, Washington. Currently closed for the season. I would be forever grateful! Self pollinating? The collection of spores inhabit leaf surfaces and resemble a powder-like substance, according to the Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service. If not controlled it can seriously weaken trees. Hi Linda, you know I’ve been a bit disappointed in my peach trees. Our climate could be similar. I’m in Oregon just outside the Portland metro area. If not where can I purchase some? Other than small in fruit, it produces well? Sorry about the spello’s above. Dena. Cloud Mountain Farm Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. If left untreated, the problem will get worse year after year, but the good news is, it's a fungal disease that's easily treated. NRSP-5 has Newhaven and Mayflower scionwood. Not sure why. Thank you for your time. Through internet searches: Villa Ada and Cresthaven have some resistance. These delicious, semi-freestone peaches ripen in mid-August and are excellent for fresh eating, baking, and preserves. Cannot vouch for any as I only have Kreibich and Charlotte fruiting…and will have to beat the squirrels to them next year. A few varieties of peach trees, including the frost peach tree, are resistant to this disease. Vernon, Washington. Naturally resistant to peach leaf curl, the tree produces heavy crops of large, aromatic, freestone peaches that have red skin and white flesh marbled with crimson stripes. 2007 – vigorous growth, leafed out with minor leaf curl, nice fruit set, harvested 6 small peaches on Oct. 2, superb flavor, gorgeous burgundy flesh. It seems like they will never ripen and then one day boom, they plump up and are ready to go, but again that’s early October on my tree in Puget Sound region. I think the best way to grow them in the Pacific NW is against a covered and sheltered southern exposure wall where the heat is retained a bit and rain stays off the tree as much as possible. Later leaves may turn gray or powdery looking. Brown rot and scab disease are common fungal diseases that affect peaches along with other fruit trees. I didn’t have one peach last year, due to a cool rainy period during bloom time. The following trees are peach leaf curl resistant varieties planted 3-5 years ago on Vashon Island, Zone 8, a moderate climate that ranges from 35-45 degrees daily in January to 55-75 degrees in August. In the Dave Wilson Nursery orchards the white-fleshed, semi-freestone fruit is sweet and juicy like Babcock, with a more sprightly flavor. Hi Tom – the big guy’s just sitting here with his morning coffee planning our Oregon Coast orchard …4 years away (Type A personality)LOL. And, could they be hardy to Zone 6? Vernon Station. I’d be happy to give you some stones but I didn’t have any peaches this year. There were two diseased apricot trees that have never produced any good fruit. Possibly the most common nectarine (Prunus persica) tree disease, leaf curl, or peach leaf curl, is a fungal disease that infects all areas of the tree’s young, developing tissue. Self-fruitful. Possible we could exchange budwood in end of July? Worst yet nobody believes me when i tell them the flesh was purple with no yellow and rarely a little whit around the pit. I do know that Dave Wilson nursery supplies the trees and tells you where to find them at local nurseries: http://www.davewilson.com/homegrown/get_trees.html. The amount produced by this recipe will serve one large tree or two smaller ones. There may also be deformed reddish-colored warts on the leaves. Muir was available through Burnt Ridge Nursery. Finally got fruit this year after fighting the dreaded leaf curl with neem oil spray(it’s natural and it works, you can also use copper spray. Growing Peach Trees in the Pacific Northwest: It’s the Pits, Peach Tree Report 2009Update on Leaf Curl Resistant Varieties, http://www.davewilson.com/homegrown/get_trees.html, Peach Tree Report 2010: Neither Peachy, Nor Keen, Avalon Pride: Sweet Peach With a Nice Nose. They kinda spoiled me. I have grown Nectarine and peach as well as pear and apple. Salish Summer, formerly Q-1-8, is a leaf curl resistant peach. Symptoms of peach tree leaf curl include leaf curling and discoloration. […] 2008, I posted the peach season’s results for my young peach orchard, and will offer up the results for 2009 below:  Peach resistant […]. In the Dave Wilson Nursery orchards the white-fleshed, semi-freestone fruit is sweet and juicy like Babcock, with a more sprightly flavor. Fruit may also become infected, developing raised wart-like growths. Preventive care is required to avoid it. I would love to trade seed with you. Spearheart Farm/ Nick Botner in Yoncalla OR for scionwood. Peach leaf curl symptoms are waffled reddish leaves appearing on the peach tree. In the Dave Wilson Nursery orchards, the white-fleshed, semi-freestone fruit is sweet and juicy like Babcock, with a more sprightly flavor. Peach leaf curl resistant variety, tested at the WSU research station at Mt. Leaf curl resistant new variety! When fully ripe in mid-to-late season, the rich, sweet, distinctive flavor is excellent both eaten fresh and used in preserves, chutneys and fruit leathers. You have entered an incorrect email address! Haphazard Homestead 2,467 views. When severe, leaf curl can substantially reduce fruit production. I’ve had good luck with the following nurseries and their PLC resistant peach trees: Take a look how these Peach Leaf Curl varieties did the next season in My Peach Tree Report for 2009. New NZ organic peach shows leaf curl resistance March 08, 2012 It has been 17 years in the making, but on the southern end of New Zealand a couple in their 70s is finally applying for plant variety rights with a peach they feel has got something special. The BLT: Assembly (and a Little Driving) Required. ), and it looks just like your mystery peach, but the fruit is hard as a rock so now we need to find out why that happened. Can’t wait to hear more as the plan unfolds. It was an Indian Free. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. I live in eastern Canada – in area by Bay of Fundy between New Brusnwick and Nova Scotia. Growing peach trees organically can be a real challenge in the Pacific Northwest, but with the renewed interest and recent introduction of varieties that are resistant to the dreaded peach leaf curl, the tide is turning on being able to pluck a fresh grown peach from your home orchard. 'Avalon Pride' is the only Peach tree variety to show huge resistance to dreaded Peach Leaf Curl disease Fabulous quality grower standard trees grown on dwarfing rotostock, so will not exceed 3M tall Pick your own juicy, fresh peaches here in the UK -,just select a sunny spot in a pot or the garden Can any of these be acquired in Canada? Peach Notes. I don’t know of cultivars for your climate or nursery sources, but like I told Mable, check out http://www.gardenweb.com in forum section and do a search for peach trees Canada or something like that. The Indian Free variety looks a lot like a variety we have here in New Zealand commonly called Blackboy Peaches. Favorite Fruit Trees: Apples, Pluots and Pears, Oh My! Mine was, but that makes me wonder if it was mistagged by the nursery. GREAT post! They just laugh it off. Peach trees are susceptible to peach leaf curl, a fungal disease that causes peach tree leaves to curl down and turn light green, red, or purple. I meant to say that seed would be fine as well, if it can be shipped. Thanks T! Growing Peach Trees Organically: Peach Leaf Curl Resistant Varieties I Grow, Growing peach trees organically can be a real challenge in the Pacific Northwest, but with the renewed interest and recent introduction of varieties that are resistant to the dreaded, PLC resistant varieties, planted Maritime NW, Zone 8. The trees were planted between 2-4 years ago as bareroots. I am near the central Oregon coast near Lincoln City, OR. There are certain varieties of peach and nectarine trees that are resistant to peach leaf curl, and I suggest you seek those out in whatever zone you are in, as I expect different varieties will be more or less resistant depending on your zone. Also, never heard of Oregon curl. It’s a real challenge Linda, good luck. ars.usda also has Gold Drop,Rogany Goy and Tuscan Cling/Tuskena with leaf curl resistance. It was tested for years at the Washington State University Mt. Thanks, Linda. As we are in a maritime wet envrionment I do get peach leaf curl on my cultivars and am trying to find better suited ones for this climate. Wow, the color on your Indian Free is totally different than ours here in Northern California. Kansas great info! Growing peach trees organically can be a real challenge in the Pacific Northwest, but with the renewed interest and recent introduction of varieties that are resistant to the dreaded peach leaf curl, the tide is turning on being able to pluck a fresh grown peach from your home orchard. Gill I’ve never heard of a Siberian peach, though I have seen a Manchurian apricot. (I would pay for the shipping of course). As of September 1, 2008 for young trees planted 2-4 years ago: With varied site placement taken into consideration, I’d have to say I’m encouraged by all of these trees, though John Muir is struggling with its less than desirable placement near a towering wild cherry tree. Probably the most common peach tree fungus is Taphrina deformans, which causes peach tree leaf curl, sometimes referred to simply as leaf curl. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. When we do have a good year, here are the varieties we offer: The leaves crumple and thicken, and often have red blistery patches. Leaf color may be yellow, orange, red or purple. It can also infect apricots and almonds. Our peach tree has pulled through that bout with plc so we’ll give it another go, making sure to mulch around the base and well, generally taking better care of her I think that first year where we had no plc problems at all made us think that we never ever had to worry. The best peach tree for your garden - Avalon Pride - Peach Leaf curl resistant. Marcia, on my ‘blood’ peach tree the fruit doesn’t ripen until October. All Rights Reserved Its flavor is consistently up there with any others in this class fruit. I may have to move it during dormancy next winter. You can also find types called genetic dwarfs which are grafted to remain small, but are PLC susceptible. Indian Free Peach; most unusual and very late season. They are available for pickup from February through late November. […] Peach Leaf Curl Resistant ( a huge plus for the Pacific Northwest) […], Gill, I love your Tall Clover page. I’ll post results shortly. Infected fruits often drop prematurely. Good question. I think the Oregon Free will get bigger, as I didn’t really thin them last year. Leaf curl is mainly a disease of peaches and nectarines, though it may also affect almonds and apricots. It's caused by the fungus Taphrina deformans and occurs wherever peaches and nectarines are grown. Ordering for 2021 pick up and shipping begins early January Dismiss. resistance to the dreaded peach leaf curl. Your email address will not be published. Harvest mid to late July. 5:33. Leaf curl resistant, showy blooms, ripens mid-August. My trees are still young and I look forward to better results this year. I finally got around to posting some photos and an overview of how my various peach leaf curl resistant varieties are doing. Enter your email address, and you'll receive a new post when it becomes available. The tree arrived in excellent condition. Yours is purple skin and blood red throughout with a darker stone. Prevent rain from splashing on the tree between late Autumn and mid-Spring. These areas become thick and puckered causing leaves to curl and distort. comment from Bruce B. Harvest mid to late July in Central … S.S. is white peach, on a tree that spreads easily for open center training. Is your Charlotte peach white? An excellent variety for the Northwest, Oregon Curl Free Peach is resistant to Peach Leaf Curl and produces good crops of large, tasty, sweet and juicy, orange-yellow Peaches. A beautiful showy tree, Salish Summer is self fertile … Some of my fave fruit tree sources are Whitman Farms-custom grafting too, Raintree and Bay Laurel. Mt homegrown peaches: mystery peach on the left, apricot-size Oregon Curl Free to the right. How to Know When a Fig Is Ripe and Ready to... Brambles Gone Wild: How to Remove Blackberries. Thanks Kansas– good info, thanks for sharing! It’s hard to miss the signs of this … Thanks so much for the information. fall, early spring before buds are produced). The trees remain healthy. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. I keep mine in my greenhouse to prevent leaf curl and give them added heat units. My Aunt had a large tree in her Christchurch garden some years ago, and I have bought another from a road side stall hoping for fruit exactly like the ones you describe: dark, plumy, tart and late fruiting. Think the Oregon Free will get bigger, as i only have Kreibich and charlotte will... Is Ripe and Ready to... 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