Wonderful tree, worthy of a name and propagation. Our only tree that has produced marketable fruit on our West Virginia land with no spray except Surround. Very large fruits, deep red, top flavor. No significant disease or pest problems.
“Ye shall know them by their fruits.” For the past few years we have begun evaluating a few peach cultivars here in our orchard. A summary of our conclusions so far would simply be this, that the ‘Reliance’ cultivar (planted in 2005 on seedling stock) outperformed the other 4 varieties tested by a long shot. […]