Dr. David Byrne, director of the stone fruit breeding program at Texas A&M University is making 27 selections of peaches and nectarines available to growers in Texas for evaluation beginning in 2020.
Orders are being taken now through May 15, 2019 for trees to be propagated and made available to growers starting January 2020.
Who can participate?: Any person interested in peaches and nectarines can participate—those with commercial growers, those with home plantings, and those who have never grown a peach or nectarine before.
How to participate:
- Identify your chill hour zone by clicking here: url
- Review variety information here: url
- Complete the TAMU Stonefruit Testing Program order form here (a minimum of 2 trees and a maximum of 10 trees is required for any variety a grower wishes to obtain): order form url
- Get ready to plant in 2020