An introduction from the plant breeding program at USDA, Beltsville. Sentry is firm, highly colored, semi-freestone with excellent size for an early maturing variety. The tree is vigorous and resistant to bacterial leaf spot. This has become an important early season variety. Not recommended in areas where winter fruit bud injury is common.
Maturity Date: July 18 /// Chilling Hours
Rating (1-9) 9 being the best.
Resistance to Spot: 8