Peach, 'Red Haven'

Peach, 'Red Haven'

$ 30.00

Prunus persica

Variety description: An old, reliable cultivar for northern peach growers. Introduced in 1940 by the Michigan Agricultural Experiment Station in 1940. Rounded, medium sized fruit are overlaid with a deep red cast. Yellow flesh; sweet and juicy. Early ripening, usually in mid-August in Connecticut.

Trees are vigorous and spreading. Self-pollinating and highly productive. Requires thinning. 

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

When we ship: Available for FALL 2017 shipping.

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