Contender Peach

$49.95

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Contender Peach

$49.95

Contender Peach (Prunus persica) stands as a champion of flavor, offering peaches with a perfect balance of sweetness and tartness. This peach tree is a blend of taste and beauty, with its vibrant fruits and lush foliage, making it a top pick for orchards.

4-5′ Bareroot Grafted

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Environmental Requirements

Cold Tolerance: USDA Zone 4-8
Soil pH: 6.0-6.5
Soil Type: Well-drained
Water Requirements: Regular watering
Sunlight Requirements: Full sun
Drought Tolerance: Moderate
Heat Tolerance: Moderate
Chilling Hours: 800-850

Size and Spacing

Plant Size: 15-20′ tall, 15-20′ wide
Plant Spacing: 15-20′ apart
Growth Habit: Upright spreading
Rootstock: Prunus americana

Pollination and Flowering

Pollination Requirements: Self-pollinating
Pollination Mechanisms: Insects (bees)
Bloom Time: April-May
Flower Color: Pink

Fruit Characteristics

Fruit Size: 3″
Fruit Flavor: Sweet
Fruit Color and Appearance Yellow with red blush
Harvest Time: August
Yield & Storage: Good yield & stores well
Years to Bear: 2-4

Disease and Pest Susceptibility

Peach Leaf Curl: Resistant
Brown Rot: Resistant
Bacterial Spot: Resistant
Peach Scab: Resistant
Oriental Fruit Moth: Resistant
Peachtree Borer: Resistant

Additional Plant Characteristics

Growth Habit: Upright spreading
Foliage Color: Green
Fall Color: Yellow-orange
Lifespan: 20-25 years

Additional Information

Toxicity: Non-toxic
Invasive Potential: Low
Nitrogen Fixing: No

Contender Peach

$49.95

In stock