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Typical Peach Ripening Dates - Peach Varieties in order of Ripening

Typical Peach Ripening Dates - Peach Varieties in order of Ripening  

Keep in mind, the dates are an average - of the entire US continent...so... If you live in a warmer area, the peak could be 2 or 3 weeks earlier, and in cold and northern areas could be 2 or 3 weeks later. To look up a peach variety in alphabetical order, see this table.

Peach Variety

Harvest Season

Typical Harvest Dates (in order of start)

Flesh color

Freestone or Cling type

Start - in Early or Southern areas Peak Finish - in Late or colder areas

Flordaking 

Early 

early to mid-May

May 

late May

Yellow

Cling Stone

Springprince

Early 

early to mid-June

June

early July

Yellow

Cling Stone

June Gold

Early  

early to mid-June

June

early July

Yellow

Cling Stone

Cary Mac

Early  

learly to mid-June

June

early July

Yellow

Freestone

Ruby Prince

Early  

early to mid-June

June

early July

Yellow

Cling Stone

Rio Grande 

Early  

early to mid-June

June

early July

Yellow

Cling Stone

El Dorado 

Early  

early to mid-June

June

early July

Yellow

Freestone

Garnet Beauty

Early  

early to mid-June

June

early July

Yellow

Cling Stone

Dixie Red

Early  

early to mid-June

June

early July

Yellow

Freestone

GaLa

Midseason 

late-June

July

early August

Yellow

Semi Cling

Coronet

Midseason  

late-June

July

early August

Yellow

Semi Cling

Sun Haven

Midseason  

late-June

July

early August

Yellow

Freestone

Red Haven

Midseason  

late-June

July

early August

Yellow

Semi Cling

Newhaven

Midseason  

late-June

July

early August

Yellow

Semi Cling

Elberta

Midseason  

late-June

July

early August

Yellow

Freestone

Flavorcrest 

Midseason  

late-June

July

early August

Yellow

Freestone

Arctic Supreme Midseason  

late-June

July

early August

Yellow

Clingstone

Harvester

Midseason  

late-June

July

early August

Yellow

Freestone

Halehaven 

Midseason  

late-June

July

early August

Yellow

Freestone

Fire Prince

Midseason  

late-June

July

early August

Yellow

Freestone

Flavorcrest 

Midseason  

late-June

July

early August

Yellow

Freestone

June Prince

Midseason  

late-June

July

early August

Yellow

Freestone

Carogem

Late midseason 

early July

mid-July

mid-August

Yellow

Freestone

Reliance

Late midseason  

early July

mid-July

mid-August

Yellow

Freestone

Earlihale

Late midseason  

early July

mid-July

mid-August

Yellow

Freestone

Redglobe

Late midseason  

early July

mid-July

mid-August

Yellow

Freestone

Blaze Prince

Late midseason  

early July

mid-July

mid-August

Yellow

Freestone

White Nectar

Late midseason  

early July

mid-July

mid-August

White

Freestone

Contender -

Late midseason  

mid-July

August

early September

Yellow

Freestone

Flaming Fury

Late midseason  

mid-July

August

early September

Yellow

Freestone

Arctic Supreme

Late midseason  

mid-July

August

early September

Yellow

Freestone

Sunprince

Late midseason  

mid-July

August

early September

Yellow

Freestone

Fairhaven Late midseason  

mid-July

August

early September

Yellow

Freestone

Cresthaven

Late season 

late July

August

September

Yellow

Freestone

Belle of Georgia

Late season  

late July

August

September

White

Freestone

Blake

Late season  

late July

August

September

Yellow

Freestone

Jefferson

Late season  

late July

August

September

Yellow

Freestone

O'Henry 

Late season  

August

late August

September

Yellow

Freestone


Be sure to see our easy, illustrated how-to pages to make and preserve your own:

  1. Peach picking tips
     
  2. Now, get ready to preserve your peaches - It is VERY easy - especially with our free
     - peach jam instructions - they're illustrated and easy and our page on
     - how to make home canned peaches from fresh!
    - Or see here to freeze peaches instead!
    - make your own home canned peach pie filling to use in the winter
    - or how about peach salsa?
    - Peach chutney
    - Spiced peaches
    - peach butter
    - pickled peaches?
    -
     
  3. Here are some great and easy peach desert recipes, like 
    Peach pie shown at right, below,
    or peach-blueberry pie
    and easy peach cobbler.

 

 

 

 

 

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