Ichinomiya Hakuto Peach is white meat with a strong sweetness, aroma, and no acidity. When fully ripened, it has a melting taste and the fruit has a firm impression. It is a sweet variety with a large fruit weight of about 300 to 350 g and a high sugar content. The flesh is dense and milky white, and the juice is abundant. The harvest is flourishing from early August to mid-August.
Ichinomiya Town, Fuefuki City boasts the largest production of peaches in Japan. From early to mid-April, peach blossoms bloom all at once, and the alluvial fan on the opposite bank of the Fuefuki River, which flows through the center of the city, looks like a pink carpet, so it seems to be called “Peach Blossom”. The appearance of changing colors along the gentle slopes of Ichinomiya Town is well known as a superb view in Fuefuki City, and many tourists from all over the country visit and immerse themselves in the lingering scenery. From the cherry blossom viewing platform in the town, you can see Mt. Fuji and the Southern Alps in the distance, and enjoy the scenery of Arcadia where peach blossoms dye the entire Kofu basin.
Peach has already been cultivated in Yamanashi for about 200 years. Although it is easily affected by the weather, many new varieties have been developed in various parts of the prefecture, and Hikawa Hakuho Peach, Ichinomiya Hakuto Peach, Kanoiwa Hakuto Peach, etc. are discharged in the jurisdiction. There is a gentle slope, and the optimum conditions for the production of drainage, soil, mechanism, etc. are met.