Overview:Categories: Deciduous, Fruit
Big beautiful peaches great for canning and jelly; use mulch and plant in sheltered area for best chance of success.
Poor drought tolerance, Elberta Peach will need supplemental water during dry periods. Beautiful dark pink to purple flowers in spring and begins to produce fruit within 3-4 years, with full production potential reached by years 8-12.
Is self-fertile, but does provide better crop when planted in multiples, so we recommend ordering at least 2 for your first planting. Dwarf or semi-dwarf variety.
Growth Habit: Open
Growth Rate: Rapid
Max. Height (ft): 10
Max Width/Spread (ft): 10
Life Span: Moderate
Cold Hardiness: Fair
Drought Resistance: Poor
Elevation Range: 7000
Soil Conditions: grows well in sandy, well drained soils.
Wildlife Value: Fair
Wildlife Notes: Fruit provides food for birds and squirrels.
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Miscellany: Elberta Peach can be found growing in 28 different states, and has adapted to a variety of conditions.
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