This way to sweet summers ahead!
White Lady Peach Tree (Prunus persica 'White Lady') is a fruit-producing tree with luscious fruit. Plant one in a sunny location in your front yard where you can witness its splendor spring through fall.
The elegant pink clusters of blossoms arrive in early spring to provide a reprieve from the winter and are tolerant of temperature changes, so you won’t have to worry about a frost nipping them off before they can develop their juicy summer gems! It’s worth planting this beauty for the spring floral show alone!
Handsome foliage in bright green fills out this strong branched tree, creating a fantastic shade tree for any location in your landscape. Long, curved leaves stay lovely throughout the entire growing season.
The White Lady Peach Tree is among the best of the new low acid, high sugar, white peaches. The aroma is heavenly and the flavor sublime. The firm, almost crisp flesh that is full-flavored and sublime! In fact, it was one of the top-scoring varieties at a blind fruit tasting event!
The red-skinned peaches, with cream flesh, are medium to large, very firm, and freestone. By late July you'll be ready to harvest these delectable delights. Eat them fresh off the tree or save some for later.
They have good storage and shipping qualities, so you don't have to worry about them spoiling before you can use them all! You’ll want to hunt up a few new recipes to use White Lady in because you’ll have plenty to experiment with!
Gold ribbon pies and pastries, whiz up in smoothies, churn some into homemade ice cream, or make a creamy dessert sauce from the white flesh, dry some for trail mix, and of course, sliced fresh over your morning granola! The gorgeous color of this fruit will lend itself well to anything you choose first!
There's nothing like a peach tree right outside your window. From spring until fall, it's a delight to behold. With four seasons of interest, there is always something to look forward to!
Aside from its superior fruit, White Lady Peach produces stunningly beautiful pink flowers making it a spring ornamental tree along with its fruit-bearing capabilities! Swarming with pollinators, those fragrant blossoms are perfect for basking beneath their beauty.
The long, narrow and pointed leaves have a slight ripple to them, making the summer form a gorgeous addition to the landscape! Casting shade over your garden beds and seating areas, park a lawn chair or picnic blanket beneath the spreading branches and relax in the cooling shade!
Let one shade your seating areas or patio, or plant out in an open area as a destination spot. Prune smaller as needed to easily reach your harvest and for the ability to tuck into any sized garden situation!
You’ll want to find room for this tree! A fantastic specimen tree or anchor for your side yard gardens, and of course, any home orchard should have a Peach Tree too!
A bountiful harvest awaits you and your family, your friends and maybe a neighbor or two if they deserve some of your treasured harvest!
Hardy in USDA growing zones 5-9, these are quite a cold-hardy fruit tree! Best in full sun for optimal growth and harvest, plant your White Lady in at least 6 hours of sunlight per day.
Widely adaptable to all types of soil conditions, the best type is fertile, well-drained soil. Adding organic material, compost, peat moss and manure when planting will set the stage for a healthy tree for years to come!
Requiring moderate, yet consistent moisture, while drought-resistant once established, it’s crucial to protect your investment by watering the root ball regularly. Water young trees very well until they are established, and after, provide supplemental watering during fruiting, during summers and in times of drought.
Peach trees cannot tolerate soggy soil conditions, so if drainage is a concern, consider elevating your tree, plant in a berm or raised bed. Add 18 - 24 inches of soil above the native soil line and plant your tree directly in that mound.
A generous layer of mulch helps retain soil moisture as well as insulate the root system from heat and chill. Add Nature Hills Root Booster while planting for a life-long symbiotic relationship with the tiny feeder roots.
A vigorous grower, reaching 15-25 feet tall and similar width, White Lady is also precocious, fruiting at an early age. Nature Hills ships mature trees that are already 3-4 years old, so you’ll never have to wait long before picking your first harvest of juicy, delectable fruit!
Prune in summer to control the size, remove suckers and water growth, but prune in winter to open the canopy to sunlight and air circulation, and to remove damaged, dead or diseased branching. Head over to our Garden Blog for more tips and tricks for caring for your Peach tree!
Want to try something that is incredibly unique and will bring loads of interest and curb appeal to your landscape? Try your hand at pruning your tree into an Espalier form!
White Lady Peach is a deciduous tree that doesn't require a pollinator to produce fruit so you can try just one if you don't have much space.
It's an outstanding tree that provides superior fruit. Why not try a White Lady Peach today? Head over to NatureHills.com to place your order for sweet summer treats today!
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|Young Plants to 18 Months|
|2"x2"x3"||Ranges from||.18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume|
|4.5" Container||Equal to||.65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume|
|Sprinter Pot||Equal to||.63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume|
|4" Container||Ranges from||.31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume|
|6" Container||Equal to||1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume|
|1 Quart||Equal to||1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume|
|5.5" Container||Equal to||1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x5"||Ranges from||.8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x6"||Ranges from||1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x9"||Ranges from||1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x10"||Ranges from||1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old|
|2 Quart||Equal to||2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume|
|#1 Container||Ranges from||2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume|
|5"x5"x12"||Equal to||3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 2 - 4 Years Old|
|#2 Container||Ranges from||1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume|
|#3 Container||Ranges from||2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 3 - 5 Years Old|
|#5 Container||Ranges from||2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume|
|#7 Container||Ranges from||5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume|
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White Lady Peach is one of the early introductions by the world acclaimed Floyd Zaiger. Zaiger is best known for his work with interspecific hybrids, specifically the Plum Apricot crosses called Pluot's and Aprium's. His work has been heavily influenced by Luther Burbank.
Zaiger began hybridizing plants by crossing varieties of Azaleas and Rhododendrons in the early 1950's. At this time, he was in search of heat tolerant selections that would do well in the Central Valley of California.
Zaiger's work came to the attention of Fred Anderson, a well know fruit breeder of the time, often referred to as the father of the Nectarine. Anderson actually started his career as an assistant to the world renown plant breeder Luther Burbank, so there was another connection.
Anderson liked the work that Floyd was doing and offered him a job as a plant breeder. This began his life-long fascination with fruit hybridization.
The White Lady is an early successful Zaiger hybridizations and is known as a 'Sub Acid' fruit. At its introduction in 1985, White Lady was noted for its great size, flavor and red blush skin color. It's most memorable feature was the lack of acid. White Lady Peach is a mild flavored fruit that was very sweet when still eaten firm. 'Sub Acid' would remain a focus of Zaigers hybridizations.
White Lady Peach resulted from the combination of several different well-known varieties of fruit. A first-generation seedling, it came one tree that was a cross of O'Henry and Giant Babcock pollinated by another tree that was a cross of May Grande Nectarine and Sam Houston Peach.
It has proved to be widely adaptable and is planted it all peach growing regions throughout the United States today. You'll love the White Lady Peach!
|Brand||Nature Hills' Choice|
|Botanical Name||Prunus persica 'White Lady'|
|Mature Height||15 - 25 feet|
|Mature Spread||15 - 25 feet|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|
|Soil Type||Widely Adaptable|
|Harvest Time||Mid Season|
|Fruiting Time||3-5 Years|
|When To Prune||Late Winter|