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Prunus persica 'Erly-Red-Fre'
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Erly-Red-Fre is one of the best white peaches still grown. It ripens about two weeks ahead of Redhaven in the very early season. The flesh white, semi-freestone with excellent flavor and good quality. The fruit is large, with a bright red blush. The tree is known for being quite hardy and sturdy and resistant to bacterial spot.
Erly-Red-Fre is an heirloom variety that originated in 1938 in Virginia. It is not widely grown as a commercial variety, but is an excellent backyard variety still.