Stay me with flagons; comfort me with apples.
CANDOR is a fairly attractive yellow clingstone peach. The first early peach of the season with any quality, its fruit are yellow and medium in size. A large percentage of the fruit tend to produce split seeds, which limits this variety's usefulness in canning. The fruit ripens approximately 20 days before Redhaven. It is a small to medium peach, round to oval, with yellow fruit, 75-80% covered with a red blush at maturity. It grows on a moderately vigorous, productive tree which is self-fertile. This variety is resistant to bacterial spot and requires 350 to 900 hours of chilling. Buds are tolerant to winter cold and frost. It originated in North Carolina and was introduced in 1965. Harvest season begins from June 30 to July 5. Trees require good thinning to obtain adequate fruit size.
- Early Summer - June