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The characteristics of the saturn peach are very similar to the peach with which it shares genes, such as its velvety skin, colours and sweet taste.

Cultivation of saturn peaches is like doughnut peaches limited to temperate zones, with Spain therefore being one of the biggest producers. The major growing areas are Aragon, Murcia and Lerida. The growing area has expanded hugely in the last few years thanks to high consumer demand, the fact it is easy to eat due to its flat shape and its excellent sweet flavour.

Saturn peaches have a squashed, flat shape. Their skin is smooth and velvety. Its uniform and intense colour encompasses almost the shades of pink and red.

It has a juicy and perfumed pulp and a wide range of sweet aromas.

Its size ranges from diameter C which is 56-61mm up to a width of more than 80mm diameter.

The properties of the saturn peach, like those of the nectarine, are excellent as it is rich in carotenes, with anti-cancer and antioxidant properties which are especially advisable for protecting against stomach cancer.

Its high concentration of nutrients makes it a fruit that is recommended for people on diets.

 

Our varieties of saturn peaches

  • Platibell
  • UFO3
  • UFO4
  • Flat pretty
  • Sweet cap
  • Palti fun
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