White Lady Peach Tree Overview
The White Lady peach tree is a very popular white-fleshed peach variety which is perfect for home orchards. These trees produce delicious freestone white with red blushed peaches with radiant pink flowers in the spring. Not only is the fruit delicious, juicy, sweet, with very low acidity, but it is also perfect for canning, preserving, and baking as well as eating off the tree.
Just like some other peach trees, the White Lady peach tree prefers fertile well-draining soils. It can grow well in hardiness zones 5-9. Additionally, it needs around 800-950 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 in the early season In the spring. When they flower, they will decorate the landscape with a bouquet of aromatic, pink blossoms. In fact during flowering, they can tolerate the spring temperature fluctuations. If you would like more information on how to plant and grow fruit trees, see the articles in our guide.
- Uses: Eating fresh, canning, cooking, preserving
- Taste: Firm, juicy, very sweet, almost no acidity
- Size: round
- Color: White skin with a scarlet blush and white flesh
- Height: 12-15ft
- Type: Freestone
- Hardiness Zones: 5-9
- Harvest period: Early season
- Pollination: Although the White Lady 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.
- Diseases: In order to prevent diseases like leaf curl and brown rot, spraying is a good idea.
- Cultivation: White Lady peach trees need well-drained, fertile soils. Additionally, they need full-partial sun.