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Stark® Early White Giant™ Peach

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An early season, easy-care peach. This variety produces the largest white peaches, weighing up to one pound each. The fruit has an attractive fiery red skin and sugary sweet white flesh. Tree is disease-resistant to bacterial leaf spot. Originates from Arkadelphia, Arkansas, in 1949. Semi-freestone. Ripens in June. Self-pollinating. Geheb cultivar

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Bloom Color Pink
Chill Hours 1000
Fruit Color Red
Fruit Size Extra Large
Pollination Self-Pollinating
Ripens/Harvest June
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained - Average Moistness
Soil pH Level 6.0 - 7.0
Taste Sweet, Juicy
Texture Firm, Smooth
Years to Bear 2 - 4
Zone Range 5 - 8

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 5 - 8
My Hardiness Zone ?
The USDA hardiness zones offer a guide to varieties that will grow well in certain climates. Each zone corresponds to the minimum winter temperatures experienced in a given area. Make sure that your hardiness zone lies within the zone compatability range of this variety before ordering.

Size & Spacing

Mature Size

When your tree matures, it will be approximately 12 - 15' tall x 12 - 15' wide.

Recommended Spacing

We recommend spacing these trees 12 - 15' apart to ensure room for growth.


This variety is self pollinating.

In many cases, you may still want to plant pollinating partners to increase the size of your crops, but with self-pollinating varieties doing so is optional. You'll get fruit with only one plant!

Tools & Supplies

Having the proper tools and supplies when growing your own can make the difference between a good harvest and a great harvest! Here's a list that our experts recommend for this variety.

Planting & Care

Learn all about how to grow peach trees in The Growing Guide. An entire section of our website dedicated to your growing success.

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Why did you choose this?
Stark Bro's Store
Disease resistance and good reviews.
Vicman on Dec 4, 2020
I have been wanting this for a long time because my daughter loves white peaches.
Charles W Coles C on Dec 2, 2020
Disease resistance and good reviews.
Vicman on Dec 4, 2020
I had one of early white giant peaches at my old home. Always produced terrific peaches. I can't wait to plant one at my new house.
Roberta V on Dec 4, 2020
I have been wanting this for a long time because my daughter loves white peaches.
Charles W Coles C on Dec 2, 2020
Large Juicy Fruit
Randall W on Sep 24, 2019
Two reasons, the wife prefers white peaches, and the date they are ripe.
Jon on Jul 25, 2019
Had one before they are great love white peaches!
Randall H on Mar 9, 2019
Peach is so early that it ripens before pests can attack.
DANIEL E on Mar 8, 2019
White peaches are the best for canning.
Gary W on Mar 5, 2019
Had 2 of these trees on previous property I owned.
Bob M on Feb 1, 2019
early white with nice properties also wanted a larger diameter tree
tom V on Jan 24, 2019
self pollinating
Deborah B on Jan 12, 2019
I like sweet fruit. This one may be sweet according to some feedback.
Ying Z on Jan 11, 2019
White peach ripens early
Scotty on Sep 24, 2018
Early fruit gets the jump on insect pests
T K on Sep 11, 2018
Our favorite white peach
Kathleen D on Sep 2, 2018
I purchased one before and it grew and produced well.
bill on Aug 10, 2018
I have had this one before and it grows a large wonderful peach
PARADISE R on Feb 18, 2018
This is my third time to buy this. The flavor is wonderful and they are virtually never mealy. We lost our second tree after only four years but it was due to our neglect during a drought, after it had produced a big crop. The first tree, a dwarf variety, would produce hundreds of large peaches, did not have trouble with diseases, and lived about 12 years. Its peaches won reserve champion at the county fair one year, too.
KATHERINE L B on Aug 13, 2017
Early and large peaches
Karen B on Mar 18, 2017
A white peach hardy in my zone . Stark Bro's quality .
Bruce M on Mar 13, 2017
We have an Early White Giant Peach which should have been replaced 20 years ago, but was still producing last year. We are replacing this wonderful tree.
Cindy A on Mar 4, 2017
Love white peaches and prefer to grow my own fruits and vegetables. Dwarf and semi-dwarf trees are perfect for my back yard. My first order with this company so I'm hoping for the best.
Annie S on Jan 31, 2017
very early to beat the brown fuzz. trying to be organic and spray as little as possible and only use environmentally safe sprays
Laurel D on Jan 5, 2017
Love white peach. Like that this is early variety. Also ordering a yellow peach as a late fruiting variety. Stretch out the growing season.
Amyrlus C on Jan 5, 2017
I love those types of peaches. I am planting a small orchard on our land with a mixture of different types of fruit. My daughter suggested this one
Melinda S on Sep 6, 2016
It's the best peach I've ever ate!
Joe H on Sep 6, 2016
Early producer, peach has white fruit
Steve W on Sep 2, 2016
It was compatible with my zone and states is easy to grow and will fit in my yard.
Robert S on Aug 31, 2016
I have one already and it grows well in my sandy soil. It also tastes great.
John R on Aug 25, 2016
not many white peaches around regular peaches are doing great just thought i would see how these do they are looking very healthy,think they like it here
ROGER R on Jun 6, 2016
This is also another peach that I have grown at another house and it was so great I had to purchase again.
Deborah F on May 6, 2016
Excellent peach!! Withstands Eastern Nebraska Zone 5 weather well.
Barbara I on Feb 25, 2016
I like the white peach. it is so sweet.
haiyun h on Feb 19, 2016
Early White Giant Peach is the best white peach bar non. This is my second tree, and every ones favorite fresh eating peach. Stark Bro's catalog dos not list it as a canning variety but we have ben canning it the bast eight years jest fine.
CARL S on Feb 18, 2016
I had one of early white giant peaches at my old home. Always produced terrific peaches. I can't wait to plant one at my new house.
Roberta V on Dec 4, 2020
Large Juicy Fruit
Randall W on Sep 24, 2019
I currently have 3 peach trees: red haven, harmony, sunhigh. It seems like this variety might complement since it should ripen earlier than the rest. I'm not familiar with this "white peach." How does this peach compare on quality and taste? Thanks.
Jeff M on Oct 15, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The Early white Giant is a reliable tree for fruit each year. I has a fruity flavor a little lighter than the Red Haven. Sugar/sweetness content is high. The only problem we have had, is that it puts on more fruit than the branches can handle. Early White Giant is a large peach, often 4 inches in diameter. If you decide to go with it, I would suggest to monitor the weight on the branches and thin accordingly. We have enjoyed ours for several years.
My early white giant peach tree was just diagnosed by our extension service with oriental fruit moth. I purchased this bareroot tree from Start Brothers this past spring. It is growing extremely well but I noticed some of the tips of the new growth had turned brown. I cut that new branch about three inches from the terminal growth and to my dismay , found a tiny worm in the hollow stem. What do I do about this pest?? I've been spraying with Bonide Citrus fruit and orchard spray. about eery 10 -14 days. Is there something else I can use and when do I use it?? HELP!! Peggy K.
MARGARET K on Jun 30, 2016
BEST ANSWER: I just discovered I have this same pest, and I???ve been doing a lot of research on how to combat it. The tricky thing is timing: the only way you can successfully kill the caterpillars is before they???ve bored into the branch, so you have to time any spraying to catch them before they do that. Unfortunately, there isn???t an easy answer to this. All the resources I???ve found suggest to set up a pheromone trap (you can find them by googling) specific to the Oriental fruit moth and wait until you catch your first adult. Once you do, you start counting degree days, which is just a fancy name for the days with temps between 45 and 90F (the temps are specific to the pest). All the sprays are then timed based on the number of degree days (DD). It is the timing that is apparently more important than exactly what you are spraying with. I???m personally planning on using Dipel, which uses Bt. It sounds complicated, but it???s really no more complicated than watching a trap and then counting days from there. I???d do some googling to find more specifics as to how many DD to wait between sprays, but you do have to do it several times. This nasty little bugger can apparently have up to five life cycles per season!
can I plant in late summer or fall ?
Glenn A on Jul 27, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Thank you for your question. Because weather and soil conditions vary so much from year to year and even within your zone, it's best to think of your planting time as a range of favorable conditions instead of an exact time.

You can plant new plants and trees: 1) when the ground is not frozen, 2) when daytime temperatures are above freezing (32??F) and below 90??F, and 3) when extreme weather (blizzard, hail, torrential rain, etc.) is not in the forecast. Be sure to keep plants watered if you're transplanting in warm and/or dry weather.
When do they blossom?
P A on Jun 17, 2018
BEST ANSWER: here in Utah zone 7A they bloomed in April...about the middle of April...when they bloom for you depends on your zone and what kind of winter it was...
can tree be planted in october when it is dormant?
Paul C on Aug 27, 2020
BEST ANSWER: We appreciate you reaching out to us. Because weather and soil conditions vary so much from year to year and even within your zone, it's best to think of your planting time as a range of favorable conditions instead of an exact time.

You can plant new plants and trees:
1) when the ground is not frozen.
2) when daytime temperatures are above freezing (32??F) and below 90??F.
3) when extreme weather (blizzard, hail, torrential rain, etc.) is not in the forecast. Be sure to keep plants watered if you're transplanting in warm and/or dry weather.

If you have any further questions please don't hesitate to reach back out to us. Have a great day!
When does the early giant white ripen in Southeast Pennsylvania?
Pat M on Jul 19, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Much depends upon the temperature and how long the spring is there, but it should ripen in mid-june, maybe a little earlier.
Minimum chill hours?
Greg H on Jul 2, 2018
BEST ANSWER: The minimum chill hours for this variety is 900 hours. I hope this information is helpful.
Is the Stark Early White Giant Peach a late blooming variety that is less likely to be affected by late frosts?
Alistair H on Jan 8, 2017
BEST ANSWER: The Stark?? Early White Giant is an early bloomer and early ripening peach, as the name indicates. It is possible that it could be affected by a late frost, depending upon your growing zone and weather conditions.
It seems all of peach trees get (peach curl) not sure why?
sabrunos12 on May 11, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Peach leaf curl may have a high presence in your area. You should prune annually in the fall and use a copper-based fungicide as directed after you prune to help control the issue. You can also reach out to your local cooperative extension for more advice.

Customer Reviews

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Good peach.
Early White Giant ripens here in zone 6 just before July. Because it's so early, it gets the jump on insects. Also usually ripens before the fungus can take ahold. I normally don't even spray mine and still get good peaches. Big and white, really good eating.
July 1, 2016
over 5 years ago
Delicious, white giant peach
The white giant peach is the sweetest peach in our orchard. The white flesh literally pours juice down your chin. My mother in law before she passed asked for one for a bedtime snack, I gave it to her and she had peach juice all down the front of her night gown. She was in her 80's and said it was the best peach she had ever eaten. My wife sometimes chills the peach and adds just a little raw honey with it. That is just about as much delicious a person can take. We plucked the fruits off for two years so that we could let the tree use it's energy to develop. We had great fruit the third year. You will be very pleased with this one none better for fresh eating. Enjoy
May 7, 2016
over 6 years ago
The Best
The only reason I grow peaches other than the Early White Giant is I do not want to have the best every time I eat a peach and end up taking it for granted. There is no better peach.
May 7, 2016
over 6 years ago
Early White Giant Peach
Unlike many plant orders I have made online, my tree was much larger than I expected and in wonderful condition. I received it last Spring, planted it right away, watered it as needed and IT HAS A DOZEN PEACHES ON IT NOW! I am very pleased with this Stark Brothers peach tree.
Carol Forman
LaFollette, TN
May 22, 2016
over 5 years ago
Stark Early White Giant Peach
Early White Giant is a delicious peach, with large sweet white fruit. It is highly resistant to bacterial spot, which has been a problem in my orchard. Many years the fruit set is so heavy that the tree would benefit from thinning.
May 25, 2016
over 5 years ago
Stark White Giant Peaches are the best!
I planted one of these several years back on another property I owned at the time and everyone wanted my peaches. I think the taste is so much better than a yellow peach. I planted another one at my new property last spring and it has been growing by leaps and bounds and I can't wait to get a harvest from it.
May 18, 2016
over 6 years ago
Love this Peach Tree!
This tree is only a year old and has at least 12 peaches. It was very pretty when it bloomed in the spring but we never thought we would have peaches the first year. Can't wait to taste them!
June 2, 2016
over 6 years ago
The Early White Giant is the best eating and/or canning peach I have ever
tried.. I recommend it to anyone who has a home orchard.
May 19, 2017
over 5 years ago
Sweet--Sweet Summer
We love everything about Stark Early White Giant Peach; it's size, it's peachy sweet flavor and the vigor of the tree.
March 17, 2016
over 5 years ago
Doing well
Survived the winter, tough for a peach in this area. Painted the trunk white to help slow the sap in the spring.
May 19, 2016
over 6 years ago