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A one-stop snapshot of stonefruit varieties.

 

Sweet, tangy, and everything in between, the first sight of stonefruit in the orchards often signals consumers to the arrival of the juicy flavors of warming weather. Check out these nine different stone fruit varieties and find out when each is available, their distinct flavor profiles, and typical color patterns in this one-stop snapshot.

Apricots

  • Flavor: Tangy and sweet, develops a richer sweetness as it ripens.
  • Attributes: 60-75% Plum, 25-40% Apricot
  • Color: Soft yellow and orange tones; red hints.
  • Season: End of April to mid-August

White Flesh Nectarines

  • Flavor: Very sweet, ranging from sugary to milder with herbal notes
  • Color: Red and orange with white and beige coloring
  • Season: May to mid-September

Pluots / Plumcots

  • Flavor: Fusion of flavors by variety
  • Attributes: 60-75% Plum, 25-40% Apricot
  • Color: Purple, red, spotted white, green and, yellow.
  • Season: May to October

Apriums

  • Flavor: Hearty flesh with abundant nectar, excellent shelf-life.
  • Attributes: 60-75% Apricot, 25-40% Plum
  • Color: Soft yellow and orange tones.
  • Season: End of April to May: July

Yellow Peaches

  • Flavor: Sweet, tangy, and bright with aromatic nectar
  • Color: Red and orange with yellow undertones
  • Season: April to end of September

Yellow Nectarines

  • Flavor: Juicy and Sweeet
  • Color: Ranging from dark purple to deep red / yellow blends
  • Season: End of April to end of September

Donut Peach

  • Flavor: Similar to white peach, or white nectarine.
  • Season: May: Flat White Peaches. June-July: Flat White Nectarines.

White Flesh Peaches

  • Flavor: Very sweet, ranging from sugary to milder with herbal notes
  • Color: Red and orange
  • Season: May to mid-September

Red & Black Plums

  • Flavor: Juicy and sweet.
  • Color: Ranging from dark purple to deep red / yellow blends.
  • Season: April to October

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