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Elberta Peach Tree

Tops for Canning
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  • 08095
  • Standard 2-4 ft.
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  • 08090
  • Standard Deluxe
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  • 65844
  • Semi-Dwarf 2-4 ft.
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  • 65845
  • Semi-Dwarf Deluxe
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Elberta Peach Tree

Description
Firm, yellow-fleshed freestone is ideal for canning and is equally tasty fresh. Plump, rose-blushed fruits have fabulous aroma and honey-sweet taste—absolutely bursting with flavor. Ripens mid to late Sept. Self-pollinating. Zones 5-8.
Planting Tip: Plant semi-dwarf peach trees about 12-14 feet apart, standards 20 feet apart.

NOTE: We are unable to ship our trees to PO Boxes at this time.

Product Details
  • SeasonSpring
  • Unit of Measure1 tree
  • FormDeciduous. Upright.
  • LightFull sun.
  • HeightStandard - 18 - 20 feet. Semi dwarf - 8 - 10 feet.
  • SpreadStandard- 20 feet. Semi-dwarf - 12 - 14 feet.
  • Spacing15 - 20 feet.
  • Zones5 - 8 (-10° F.).
  • FoliageGreen foliage.
  • Flower FormLight pink blossoms.
  • ColorPink
  • BloomsApril
  • FruitLarge, yellow fruit with a crimson blush.
  • Soil RequirementsWell-drained soil, organic, sandy loam soil.
  • Growth RateMedium growth rate.
  • PruningAt planting, cut the main whip stem back by up to one third at a fat bud and prune side branches until you have removed about a third of the total wood. Also, trim away any broken or damaged roots. This will help balance the branch structure with the remaining roots and get your tree off to a healthier start. Second and third year pruning determines shape and prevents development of bad crotches. Pruning of fruit trees is best done during the dormant period. Summer pruning, except for the remov
  • PollinatorSelf-pollinating.
  • CommentsJuicy, yellow freestone flesh. Fruit is very high quality. Fruit tends to drop at maturity. Excellent shipper.
  • YieldApproximately 2 - 5 bushels at maturity for Standard, 1 - 3 bushels for Semi-dwarf.
  • Botanical NamePrunus persica 'Elberta'
  • DepthPlant with graft union 2 inches above soil surface.
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