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Peach
Prunus persica 'Stark Early White Giant'

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Prunus (PROO-nus) (Info)
Species: persica (PER-see-kuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Stark Early White Giant
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Category:

Edible Fruits and Nuts

Height:

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:

8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Bloom Color:

Pink

Bloom Time:

Late Winter/Early Spring

Foliage:

Deciduous

Good Fall Color

Other details:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

By grafting

By budding

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Augusta, Georgia

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Jun 17, 2011, Tony0945 from Streamwood, IL wrote:

Grows well in the Western suburbs of Chicago, Illinois. More resistant to peach leaf curl than Redhaven which I also grow.

Fruit ready to eat in late July, about one month before Redhaven.

Positive

On Dec 4, 2003, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

I have a dwarf rather than a regular tree of this cultivar so my comparisons are suspect. It is a white fleshed large peach with the red coloration of the Carolina Belle. It is about 10 days earlier than the Carolina Belle. ( I try to have fresh peaches from the earliest to the latest) It does not set a profusion of peaches. I have never had to thin it and sometimes the yield is abysmally low. Flavor is good but cannot match the belles.