Prunus persica 'Redhaven'Item #6735 USDA Hardiness Zone: 5 - 8
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An excellent freestone peach with red-blushed yellow skin and firm, sweet yellow flesh. Ideal for fresh eating, canning and freezing. Attractive accent tree, with dark pink buds that open to fragrant pink flowers in early spring. Foliage turns bright gold in fall. Self-fertile, but will produce better if planted near another peach variety. Recommended chill: 800 - 900 hours.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:PROO-nus PER-see-kuhPlant type:TreeDeciduous/evergreen:DeciduousGrowth habit:PyramidalGrowth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Reaches 20-25 ft. tall and wide; easily kept smaller with pruning.Blooms:SpringFlower color:PinkDesign Ideasproduce better if planted near another peach variety. Recommended chill: 800 - 900 hours.Companion PlantsRaspberry (Rubus); Plum (Prunus salicina); Apricot (Prunus armeniaca); Lavender (Lavandula); Strawberry (Fragaria)
- CareCare InformationFollow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.Light Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
- History & LoreHistory:Grafted onto semi-dwarf Nemaguard understock.