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 Tree Ripened

 Fresh Peaches 

Apple Hill Orchard has grown peaches for decades. We grow white and yellow peaches, as well as yellow nectarines! All of our peaches and nectarines are freestone. 

2023 Update
Due to our growing climate, we do not always have peaches. Peach trees bloom 1-3 weeks before apples trees. This early bloom period often leads to spring freezes. In 2023 we experienced several small freezes that damaged our peach crop. It's difficult to judge the size of the crop until peaches gain in size. At this time, we have had to decide not to open for peaches in 2023. What peaches we do have, we are picking and prepping for use in our Bakery this fall.

When is peach season? 
Peaches begin ripening around early July, and we pick peaches until mid August. Nectarines ripen mid to late July and into early August.

What does freestone mean?
At their center, all peaches have a pit. If the peach is cut in half and the pit easily pops out, it is freestone. 

An Apple Orchard That Grows Peaches?

We Sure Do!

Yellow Peaches

Very juicy and sweet with a

slight tart bite

Listed in order of ripening:

  • Gala

  • Flaming Fury

  • Fairtime

  • Red Globe

  • Windblo

  • Contender

  • Cresthaven

  • Carolina Gold

  • Flame Prince

  • Legend

 White Peaches

Delicate floral sweetness with a smooth flesh

Listed in order of ripening:

  • White Lady

  • Snow Brite

  • Klondike White

  • Sugar Giant

 Yellow Nectarines

Similar to a yellow peach but

 no fuzz, smooth skinned

Listed in order of ripening:

  • Sunglo

  • Redgold

  • Fantasia

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