Snow Giant Peach Tree Overview
The Snow Giant peach tree bears delicious white-fleshed freestone peaches. If you want a delicious late-season peach whose flavor will last in cold storage for several weeks, then this is also for you. Not only is the fruit one of the largest and delicious, but it also has some resistance to bacterial spot. We grow this peach tree on Lovell rootstock, one of the regular peach tree rootstocks.
Just like some other peach trees, the Snow Giant peach tree prefers fertile well-draining soils. It can grow well in hardiness zones 6-9. Additionally, it needs around 600-700 chill hours which are the average hours of air temperature between 32° and 45° F in a typical winter season. Moreover these peaches will ripen late season in the spring. When they flower, they will decorate the landscape with a bouquet of aromatic, pink blossoms. If you would like more information on how to plant and grow fruit tree, see the articles in our guide.
- Uses: Eating fresh and cooking
- Taste: Sweet, low acidity, firm, juicy texture
- Fruit Size: Very Large
- Size at Maturity: 10 -12 ft
- Color: Creamy white with a red blush
- Type: Freestone
- Hardiness Zones: 6-9
- Harvest period: late season, mid-late August
- Pollination: Although this peach tree is self-fertile, which means it can produce fruit without the help of other trees, the fruiting can improve when you plant other peach varieties close by.
- Cultivation: This peach tree grows best in full sun with loamy well drained soil with a pH of 6.0-7.0. It is vigorous and productive. Additionally, it is moderately resistant to bacterial spot.