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ONTARIO PEACHES AND NECTARINES

Peaches and nectarines are low in calories, fat and sodium and contain vital nutrients that help  maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Ontario leads Canada in both peach and nectarine production with 82 per cent of the national production.

Peach varieties

Semi-Freestone Peaches
The flesh of these peaches partially clings to the pit and are excellent for eating out-of-hand. Varieties include Harrow Diamond, Springcrest, Candor, Harrow Dawn, Early Redhaven, Garnet Beauty, Risingstar, Brighton, Sunhaven, Harbelle and Sentinel.

Freestone Peaches
The flesh of a freestone peach separates easily from the pit, making it perfect both for eating fresh and for preserving. Varieties include Redhaven, Vivid, Harbite, Harson, Blazingstar, Harrowfair, Starfire, Veeglo, Harrow Beauty, Loring, PF24, Allstar, Coralstar, Cresthaven, Redskin, Glowingstar and Harcrest.

Nectarine Varieties

Fantasia
Fantasia has firm yellow flesh; the skin is bright red over a yellow background. It's great for eating with intense flavour.

Harblaze
Harblaze is a medium to large fruit with yellow flesh and mostlyred skin.

ontario peach & nectarine news

SEPTEMBER 22, 2016

Successful 2016 Tender Fruit Planting Season

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JULY 26, 2016

Lack of rain means smaller fruit, hot temps mean flavour is delicious

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MAY 24, 2016

Growers plant new varieties with investment from Greenbelt Foundation

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OCTOBER 14, 2015

Pilot Project To Plant 130,000 Tender Fruit Trees In Niagara

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