Denomination: 'V85384'
Botanical Name: Prunus persica
Applicant/Holder: University of Guelph
Catalyst Centre
50 Stone Rd E, Ichthyology Building #92
Guelph, Ontario
N1G 2W1
Breeder: Jayasankar Subramanian, University of Guelph - Vineland Campus, Vineland Station, Ontario
Application Date: 2010-10-12
Application Number: 10-7086
Grant of Rights Date: 2014-06-27
Certificate Number: 4841
Grant of Rights Termination Date: 2032-06-27

Variety Description

Variety used for comparison: 'Vollie'

Summary: The predominant colour on the inner side of the corolla of 'V85384' is medium pink whereas it is dark pink on 'Vollie'. The petal shape of 'V85384' is broad elliptic whereas it is narrow elliptic on 'Vollie'. In ventral view, the fruit shape of 'V85384' is ovate and asymmetric whereas it is round and symmetric in 'Vollie'. The stalk cavity of 'V85384' is narrow to medium in width whereas it is medium to broad in 'Vollie'.


TREE: medium size, weak to medium vigour, semi-erect to spreading habit

FLOWERING SHOOT: medium thickness, medium length of internodes, weak to medium intensity of anthocyanin colouration, sparse to medium density of flower buds in groups of 2 or more

FLOWERING: mid to late season beginning of flowering, short duration
FLOWER: non showy, greenish yellow on inner side of calyx, predominantly medium pink on inner side of corolla
PETAL: broad elliptic, small to medium size, five in number
STAMEN: positioned above petals, pollen present on anthers
PISTIL: stigma positioned at same level as anthers, pubescence on ovary

YOUNG SHOOT: medium length stipule on fully expanded leaf
LEAF BLADE: mid-season leaf bud burst, small to medium length/width ratio, flat in cross section, recurvature of apex present, obtuse base, small angle at apex, green colour
PETIOLE: short to medium length
NECTARIES: present, reniform shape, predominantly more than two

FRUIT: late maturity for consumption, large size, ovate in ventral view, weakly depressed shape of pistil end, asymmetric when viewed from pistil end, medium prominence of suture, weak tendency to preharvest drop
STALK CAVITY: medium depth, narrow to medium width
FRUIT SKIN: orange-yellow ground colour, medium extent of medium red striped overcolour, sparse to medium density of pubescence, thin to medium thickness, strong adherence to flesh
FRUIT FLESH: firm, orange-yellow ground colour, absent or very weakly expressed anthocyanin colouration directly under skin and of the flesh, very weakly expressed anthocyanin colouration around the stone, not fibrous texture, medium to high sweetness, low to medium acidity
STONE: medium size compared to fruit, obovate shape in lateral view, medium intensity of brown colour, pits and grooves on surface, absent or very low tendency of splitting at peak harvest, weak degree of adherence to flesh

Origin & Breeding History: 'V85384' arose as a single selection from the cross of 'Harrow Beauty' and 'V75012' conducted in 1985 at the Horticultural Research Institute of Ontario, Vineland Station, Ontario. Selection criteria included maturity date, fruit size and firmness and improved post-harvest storage.

Tests & Trials: Trials for 'V85384' were conducted at the University of Guelph, Department of Plant Agriculture, Vineland Campus during the 2010 to 2012 growing seasons. Trees were planted in 1995 on 'Bailey' rootstocks. Spacing between trees was 4 metres in the row and 5.5 metres between rows.

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Peach: 'V85384' (left) with reference variety 'Vollie' (right)

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Peach: 'V85384' (left) with reference variety 'Vollie' (right)

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Peach: 'V85384' (left) with reference variety 'Vollie' (right)

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