This Week's Box: July 30, 2018

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Summer Lady Peaches
Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA
The Summer Lady is a variety that developed naturally in a commercial orchard in Fresno and was discovered in 1982. An early-ripening variant of the O’Henry, it is similarly well-balanced and aromatic. Slightly more round and uniform than its O’Henry parentage, the Summer Lady has deep burgundy streaks at maturity and delights our taste buds almost a full two weeks earlier.

Summer Fire Nectarines
Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA
The Summer Fire has a firm meaty flesh that isn't as juicy as
some of our other varieties but is packed with a red wine inten-
sity that makes it a memorable and desirable nectarine. Often
with a deeper reddish hue than the Fantasia, the Summer Fire
is a variety that's worth the extra effort it takes to slice and pit
a clingstone: its warm yellow flesh is streaked beautifully with
red near the pit.

Flavor King Pluot
Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA
A dark-skinned pluot with red flesh, it has an intense rich flavor combined with sweet, spicy tones that are reminiscent of the Santa Rosa. A nice acid bite and firm texture that softens beautifully as the fruit continues to ripen, the Flavor King is amazing out of hand and equally good for baking.

Dapple Dandy Pluots
Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA
Playfully called the "dinosaur egg" pluot, the Dapple Dandy has marbled pink and green skin over delicate white flesh threaded with rose. Kids especially love this pluot for its distinctive coloration and the lack of tartness in the skin.

 

All Varieties Are Subject to Change