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Gleason Early Elberta Peach

Prunus persica 'Gleason Early Elberta'

Pronunciation: PROO-nus PER-see-kuh
SKU #06143
5-9

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OVERVIEW
Description After a showy spring display of fragrant pink flowers, this improved variety produces delicious freestone peaches, two weeks earlier than its parent, Elberta. One of the few yellow peaches that ripens well when picked slightly green, and with excellent flavor. Grafted onto semi-dwarf Nemaguard understock. Recommended chill: 750 - 800 hours. Deciduous.
Light Full sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Early Spring
Mature Size Grows 20 to 25 ft. tall and wide; easily kept smaller with annual pruning.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Fall Color, Showy Fruit, Edible, Benefits Birds
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Fragrant, Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Container, Espalier
Flower Color Pink
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Blackberry (Rubus); Plum (Prunus salicina); Apricot (Prunus armeniaca); Lavender (Lavandula); Strawberry (Fragaria)
CARE
Care Provide full sun and fertile, moist, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly in first few growing seasons to establish root system; once established reduce frequency. Prune to shape and remove dead or damaged branches, and fertilize in late winter before blooms emerge. Thin young fruit to increase mature fruit size.

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