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PF 8 Ball Peach on Nemaguard (Spring 2025)

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An early-season, freestone peach.

The tree is vigorous, spreading, productive, and reliable. It produces naturally right-angled crotches, and it is resistant to bacterial spot and brown rot. This variety is self-fertile; it will not need a pollenizer.

PF 8 Ball is an early, freestone peach variety that ripens ten days before Redhaven! It is a large peach (2.5-3") for this early; it has high color and great texture; it is sweet (11-14 °Brix) and flavorful. The fruit hangs well on the tree and will store well for about three weeks. The freestone quality, size, and early maturity of this variety make it a winner for any peach grower who does retailing or wholesales to direct retailers.

Any peach variety with PF at the front of its name is a creation of Paul Friday, Michigan peach breeder extraordinaire. This particular variety is named for its near-perfect roundness.

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The tree is vigorous, spreading, productive, and reliable. It produces naturally right-angled crotches, and it is resistant to bacterial spot and brown rot. This variety is self-fertile; it will not need a pollenizer.

PF 8 Ball is an early, freestone peach variety that ripens ten days before Redhaven! It is a large peach (2.5-3") for this early; it has high color and great texture; it is sweet (11-14 °Brix) and flavorful. The fruit hangs well on the tree and will store well for about three weeks. The freestone quality, size, and early maturity of this variety make it a winner for any peach grower who does retailing or wholesales to direct retailers.

Any peach variety with PF at the front of its name is a creation of Paul Friday, Michigan peach breeder extraordinaire. This particular variety is named for its near-perfect roundness.


The Fruit

Fruit Type

Category: Peach
Subcategory: Freestone, Disease-Resistant

Fruit Uses & Storage

Uses: fresh eating, jam, baking, canning, freezing
Storage duration: less than one month (approximate, depending on storage conditions)

Fruit Appearance

Skin color: red
Flesh color: yellow

Fruit Origins

Parentage:
Origin: Coloma, Michigan
Introduced in:
Introduced by: Paul Friday

The Environment

Calendar & Geography

USDA zones: 5 - 8
Chill hours: Not yet determined
Ripening date: Jul 29 (approximate, in New York State) 10 days before Redhaven

Tree Height & Spacing

Rootstock: Nemaguard Rootstock
Rootstock size class: Standard (100% Size)
Tree spacing: See details
Good for wildlife planting? N

Diseases & Pests

Bacterial Spot: Very Resistant
Brown Rot, Blossom Blight, Fruit Rot: Resistant






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