This section is from the book "The Fruit Manual: Containing The Descriptions And Synonyms Of The Fruits And Fruit Trees Of Great Britain", by Robert Hogg. Also available from Amazon: The Fruit Manual.
Ripe in the end of October and beginning of November.
It was raised by Colonel Salwey from a peach stone brought from Italy, and was introduced by Mr. Charles Turner, of Slough.
Fruit, very large, three inches and a half wide and three inches high; round and even in its outline, and marked with a slight suture. Skin, pale lemon yellow, and with a deep red cheek on the side next the sun; that on the shaded side being paler. Flesh, white, with a pale yellow tinge and a deep stain of red next the stone, which extends nearly through the whole; vinous and richly flavoured. Flowers, large. Leaves, with round glands.
A very handsome late peach, ripening in the end of September and beginning of October in the open air, and one of the best for outdoor cultivation.
Fruit, very large, roundish. Skin, pale yellowish green on the shaded side, and light red next the sun. Flesh, pale yellow, very deep red at the stone, to which some of the strings adhere; melting, juicy, and richly flavoured. Flowers, large. Leaves, with kidney-shaped glands.
Ripens in the middle of September. The tree is an excellent bearer, and requires a very warm situation to ripen the fruit properly. It was introduced from China by Mr. Fortune.
Fruit, large and handsome, roundish, inclining to oval, and not unlike Barrington in shape. Skin, covered with coarse down, greenish and dark red on the side next the sun. Flesh, yellowish white, tender, juicy, and richly flavoured, deeply stained next the stone, from which it separates freely. Flowers, small. Leaves, with kidney-shaped glands.
An excellent peach. Ripe in the end of September.
Fruit, small, roundish, flattened at the base, marked on one side with a deep suture. Skin, yellowish white in the shade, and bright red next the sun. Flesh, white, pale red next the stone, melting, very juicy, rich, and excellent. Stone, small and oblong. Flowers, small. Leaves, with kidney-shaped glands.
Smith's Early Newington. See Early Newington. Smooth-leaved Royal George. See Grosse Mignonne.
Fruit, medium sized. Skin, pale green in the shade, bright red next the sun. Excellent, very much resembles Acton Scot. Flowers, large. Leaves, with round glands.
Ripens in the end of August and beginning of September.
Steward's Late Galande. See Chancellor.