Peach AdVisor

Updated 2 October 2014

Peach has long been an important fruit crop in Virginia. Currently peach acreage is about 1,404 acres. The most commonly grown varieties are Loring, Redhaven, Redskin, Cresthaven and Blake. Virginia ranks ninth in the peach production. In 1998, 14 million pounds were produced. A five-year average (1994-1998) of crop value is $2.9 million. See the Crop Profiles for Peach and Nectarine, and Cherry by Tukey et al. (2000).

Maintained by: Douglas G. Pfeiffer
Department of Entomology
Virginia Tech