Rareripe (Red Rareripe, Late Rareripe)

Large, heavy, roundish oval; color grayish yellow, marbled with red and reddish spots, with deep red cheek; suture depressed at the top. Flesh white, with deep red at the pit, melting, with rich flavor; pit free. An old variety yet popular in several States.

Reeves (Reeves's Favorite)

Medium to large ,roundish, and inclined to ovate; color yellow, with dark red cheek and thin bloom; cavity deep and broad; suture not distinct. Flesh yellow, with red at pit, mild, tender, vinous, good; pit free. Grown in the southeastern States. New Jersey.

Red Cheek (Red Cheek Melocoton)

Medium to large, roundish oval, with raised point at apex; color yellow, with bright red cheek, and thin bloom; cavity narrow and suture slight, with swelling on one side. Flesh yellow, with red at pit, tender, vinous, good; pit free. An old variety yet starred in several States, and it has given several fine seedlings.


Very large, round; color yellow with red cheek. Flesh yellow, melting, very good; pit free. Planted east of lakes and in Southeast States. New Jersey.

Ringold (Ringold King)

Large, roundish, somewhat ovate; color creamy white, with bloom; suture extended beyond the apex; cavity narrow and deep. Flesh white to the pit, tender, rich, sprightly; pit not free. Is taking the place of Heath Cling in Ohio and Michigan as it is superior in tree, bearing, and fruit.

River Bank

Medium to large, roundish; color greenish yellow, with dark red cheek, and thin bloom; suture extends beyond apex. Flesh yellowish white, fine-grained, pleasant, good; pit partly free. A very hardy variety as tested in Utah and Colorado.


Large, roundish oval, somewhat compressed; color creamy white, often with pink blush and thin bloom; suture faint, extending to apex. Flesh creamy white, fine-grained, vinous, good; pit nearly free. An old English variety yet commercial in the eastern and southeastern States.

Royal George

Medium to large, roundish, inclining to oblate; color pale white, with red dots and red marbled cheek; suture deep and extending much beyond the apex. Flesh whitish, with red at the pit, melting, juicy, quality nearly best. An old variety from Europe yet starred in several States.

Russell (Russell, No. 1)

Large, roundish oblong; color creamy white, with varied shades of red and crimson on the sunny side; cavity broad and shallow; suture slight. Flesh greenish white, streaked with yellow, juicy, melting, vinous, good; pit free. Has proven hardier than Alexander in Nebraska. Nebraska.

Peach: Russell