Salway

Large, roundish, somewhat oval, with one side largest; color yellow, with red cheek and bloom; suture slight, extending beyond apex. Flesh yellow, with red at pit, juicy, tender, vinous, good; pit free. An old English variety, commercially planted in several States for late marketing.

St. John (Yellow St. John)

Large, round; color yellow, with red cheek. Flesh juicy, sweet, high-flavored; pit free. Season, very early. Highly prized in the South and on the west coast; originated in New Orleans.

Schumaker

Large, round. Said to be almost identical with Alexander but with higher color. Season, very early.

Slappey

Medium, roundish; color bright golden yellow, with red and crimson shades. Flesh yellow, sweet, almost luscious; pit free. The earliest handsome and good peach shipped North from Alabama and Georgia.

Smock

Large, roundish, inclined to ovate; color yellow, with some blush on cheek and heavy bloom; cavity narrow and deep; suture obscure except near apex which is slightly extended. Flesh yellow, with red at pit, quite tender, and sprightly; quality good; pit free. Commercial. New Jersey.

Sneed

Medium, roundish oval, compressed; color creamy white, splashed and mottled with bright red, with some bloom; cavity narrow and deep; suture extends beyond the apex. Flesh yellowish white, tender, vinous, good; pit nearly free. Free from rot and ripens very early. Tennessee.

Snow

Medium, roundish oval, compressed; color yellow, with red cheek and tracings of red, with considerable bloom; suture extends two-thirds around. Flesh yellow, but deep red at pit, tender, sweet, good; pit free. Variety is well established South. Tennessee.

Staley

Very large, elongated somewhat, and flattened laterally; color rich creamy white, with touches of light red; suture shallow, but extends nearly around; pit small and free. Flesh white to the pit, juicy, tender, very good. Twenty days later than Salway, hence is grown where seasons are long on west coast and in the South.

Stark Heath

Medium, roundish, somewhat oval; color creamy white, with blushed cheek and some bloom; cavity narrow and deep; suture extends beyond the apex, where it is most distinct. Flesh creamy white, sprightly, vinous, mild; pit not free. At the West the slight bitter at the pit has not been noticed and the tree is hardier than Hill's Chile.

Steadley

Large to very large, roundish, inclined to ovate; color creamy white, with pink splashing and thin bloom; cavity narrow; suture slight, extending beyond apex. Flesh white to the pit, tender, sprightly, good; pit free. Commercial; one of the best varieties for canning on west coast. Missouri.

Stevens (Stevens's Rareripe)

Medium to large, roundish ovate; color creamy white, with dark red cheek and some bloom; cavity narrow and quite deep; suture slight and extending beyond apex. Flesh yellowish white, with some red at pit, tender, sprightly, good; pit free. A popular late variety. New Jersey.

Strawberry

Size medium, oval; color a marbling of deep red; cavity deep; suture passing to apex. Flesh whitish, juicy, rich, and delicate. Season, early. This variety originated in New Jersey, but has been neglected, and is now a leading variety for about all parts of California.

Strout Early

Medium, in shape, much like Alexander, but said to be firmer in flesh, better in quality, a better bearer, and free from rot. Flesh streaked with red; pit free. Indian Territory.

Stump (Stump The World)

Medium to large, roundish, somewhat oblong ovate; color creamy white, with bright red cheek and abundant bloom; cavity quite wide and deep; suture shallow, extending a little beyond apex. Flesh white, with some red at pit, quite firm, high-flavored, very good; pit free. New York.

Success

Large, roundish; color yellow. Flesh quite firm, juicy, rich, good; pit free. Becoming commercial in the South. Texas.

Surpasse (Surpasse Melocoton)

Large, round, inclined to ovate; color yellow, with bright red cheek; cavity deep and narrow; suture obscure, extending to apex. Flesh yellow, tender, vinous, sweet, good; pit free. New York.

Susquehanna (Griffith)

Large, nearly round; color rich yellow, with glowing red cheek over a large part of the surface; suture extending to apex. Flesh yellow, sweet, juicy, vinous; pit free. Commercial in several States. Pennsylvania.

Switzerland

Large, roundish; color light yellow, with red in the sun; suture a mere line two-thirds around. Flesh creamy white, with red at the pit, juicy, pleasant; pit free. A shipping variety in Michigan and in the South.