Return to the Fruit & Orchards Forum | Post a Follow-Up

flaming fury jumbo peach

Posted by grape-2006 (My Page) on
Mon, Dec 31, 12 at 15:50

have any of you grown a flaming fury jumbo peach haow hardy are these peac trees? I know threre bred by paul friday in colma michigan?

Follow-Up Postings:

RE: flaming fury jumbo peach

  • Posted by olpea zone 6 KS (My Page) on
    Mon, Dec 31, 12 at 18:21


You are referring to the cultivar PF 24-007. I just planted it for the first time last spring so I don't have any first hand experience with it.

At one time 24-007 was the world record holder for the largest peach. I don't know if it still is. Any PF peaches with a 007 suffix have some 24-007 in the genetics (28-007, 35-007, etc.).

I know a commercial peach grower who grows it and doesn't like it much. He indicated it produces an unusually large percentage of split pits.

I wanted to try it myself, but only put in a couple trees because of his comments. The grower has his trees on drip and fertilizes heavily, both of which produce larger peaches contributing to split pits. I wanted to see if the cultivar produced the same problems without drip irrigation and fertilizer.

RE: flaming fury jumbo peach

I got mine from Stark Brothers a few years ago and had a couple peaches in 2011 and about a dozen in 2012. They were large(some up to 4" Diameter), symmetrical, nicely colored, firm, sweet, decent flavor... not as sweet or peach flavored like a Redhaven or July Elberta, but a decent peach. I sprayed copper in the winter, about 4 triacide sprays during production, but the biggest concern wasn't disease but squirrels so i used tulle draw string bags on each peach.

 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!

Return to the Fruit & Orchards Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Please review our Rules of Play before posting.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.

Learn more about in-text links on this page here