Ripening/Harvest Dates

Note: Dates are approximate for the Central Texas area. The peaches can be earlier or later depending upon the date of the last frost.

Clingstone - Peaches whose flesh clings to the pit - generally ripen in May

Springgold - yellow flesh, firm, well flavored for early variety, 80% covered with bright red blush over yellow ground color May 10-20
Flavorich - dark red, firm, pigmented flesh with yellow/red, large size for early variety May 15-25
Regal - very sweet, large for a cling, big producer May 15-31
Junegold - flesh is yellow, juicy, delicious, heavy producer May 30-June 10

Semi-freestone - Fruit will separate from pit - ripen in early June

Juneprince - excellent taste, average to large size, attractive blush May 30-June 10
Sentinel - large, red blush over yellow, fuzzy, ridge on side June 5—15
GaLa - medium to med-large, very good taste, firm, round, yellow flesh, 80% scarlet red over yellow-orange ground color June 10—20

Freestone - Fruit having a pit in which the flesh does not cling - usually ripen in June and July

Harvester - medium large, yellow flesh, firm, highly colored June 15-30
Cary-Mac - sweet, yellow flesh, round, yellow-reddish blush, juicy, delicious June 10-25
Majestic - very large, round, yellow flesh, red skin June 20-July 1
Loring - large, round, firm, yellow flesh, red blushed skin color, sweet July 1-10
Bounty - large to very large, round, yellow flesh, 50%+ crimson red over light greenish-yellow ground color July 1-10
Redglobe - very large, round, highly blushed red over golden, firm, yellow flesh, excellent sweetness July 4
Dixiland - good color, large to very large, great taste, pointed bottom, yellow flesh July 25- August 10
Elberta - well colored, golden yellow blushed with red, firm, rich, sweet, yellow flesh, new strain of old peach July 20—31
Flameprince - medium to large, firm, yellow flesh, crimson red with greenish-yellow ground color August 1-10
Parade - large, yellow flesh, firm, good flavor, round, yellow-green ground color with less than 50% red over August 10-20
Sunbright - sweet, small to medium, yellow flesh, firm, bright scarlet red over orange-yellow-red ground color August 15-25
Autumnprince - dull red over yellow background, yellow flesh, sweet, juicy August 20-31
Fairtime - large red-blushed, firm, yellow flesh, smooth, melting texture, good flavor August 25-31