Peach, 'Blushingstar'

Peach, 'Blushingstar'

$ 35.00

Prunus persica

Variety description:

Fruit averages 2.5'' in diameter with deep pinkish-red skin. An excellent white-fleshed peach for colder climates. A consistent, heavy producer, this cultivar also has good resistance to bacterial spot.

Site requirements: Full sun location. Peaches will grow in a range of soil types provided the planting location is well drained. Soil pH of 6.0-7.0 is required.

Size at maturity: 12-15'.

Pests and diseases: Susceptible to Cytospora canker. Plum curculio never passes up a good apricot.

Hardiness: USDA zones 5-9.

Plant size:  grafted tree, 2-3' with strong central leader. Organically grown by Cricket Hill Garden, in compliance with CT NOFA Farmer's Pledge.

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