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Stark® Hal-Berta Giant™ Peach

Available Fall 2017

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Description

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Large, luscious and nearly fuzzless. This variety is so distinct, it was the first fruit tree to be granted a plant patent in 1932. Its rosy-cheeked freestone peaches are huge and flavorful. Each fruit can serve up to nearly one pound of sweet golden flesh. Great fresh or canned. Originates from Xenia, Illinois in 1928. Freestone. Ripens in late August. Best pollinators: another peach variety, such as Burbank™ July Elberta.

Characteristics

Bloom Color Pink
Fruit Color Red
Fruit Size Extra Large
Pollination Pollinator Needed
Ripens/Harvest Late August
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained - Average Moistness
Soil pH Level 6.0 - 7.0
Taste Rich
Texture Firm
Years to Bear 2 - 4
Zone Range 5 - 8

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 5 - 8
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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.

Recommended Pollinators

This variety requires another one for adequate pollination.

Cross-pollination by a different variety is key to its growing and bearing success. Our experts recommend planting one of the following within 50' for optimum pollination.

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.

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Questions & Answers

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Why did you choose this?
Stark Bro's Store
size and sweetness
Ronald G on May 20, 2016
I liked the description, plus harvest is 4 weeks after the other peach tree I ordered.
Barbara S on May 1, 2016
size and sweetness
Ronald G on May 20, 2016
I choose this peach because I wanted to prolong my peach season.
Deborah F on May 6, 2016
I liked the description, plus harvest is 4 weeks after the other peach tree I ordered.
Barbara S on May 1, 2016
I think it's the best!
John V on Apr 25, 2016
Ripens at a different time then Red Haven and we used to have an elberta
Kim G on Mar 27, 2016
Late peach, loved another version of this, hoping this one is improved.
Lesa R on Mar 16, 2016
Wanted a great late peach
Joe V on Mar 1, 2016
I choose this peach because I wanted to prolong my peach season.
Deborah F on May 6, 2016
I think it's the best!
John V on Apr 25, 2016
I have two dwarf georgia peach trees already in my yard. Will these work as pollinators?
dennis k on Oct 7, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Thank you for your question. If they are different varieties (for example, if they're not both Redhaven) and their bloom time is similar, they should successfully pollinate one another.
Is the pollen from the cultivar sterile?
Adam N on May 6, 2016
BEST ANSWER: It's not sterile, since it may cross-pollinate with other peach trees; it just won't pollinate itself (unlike most other varieties of peach trees).

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Sweet, large, fast growing and heavy bearing
Of all the varieties of peaches I planted , overall this is my favorite peach. All the neighbors want to buy this one. It is great eaten fresh, cooked in pies and frozen. Nothing compares to this peach cut up, chilled and poured over a couple scoops of vanilla ice cream. Also great in homemade ice cream.
May 9, 2016
Purchased
1 year ago
Peaches, cherry trees, all the plants are in great health excellent specimen .
I'm very happy with the product I bought and the The packing r excellent shipment. I'm very happy with the products . Plus fast shipping.?? It!
May 17, 2016
Purchased
1 year ago
Stark HalBerta Giant Peach
I am training this tree as I live in zone 4 and have to cover the tree each fall.
In general Starks is the only mail-order firm I will order my fruit trees/bushes/vines from. I always get top quality, large healthy plants from Starks. When I'm asked where I get my fruit trees from, I always try to get people to order from Strak. It is well worth it to order from Stark.
August 4, 2016
Purchased
1 year ago
Disappointing
Initially the the tree looked pretty good, but it didn't progress much last year after I planted it, and didnt come back at all this spring.
May 16, 2016
Purchased
over 2 years ago
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