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Peach Contender Reachables®

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Peach Contender Reachables<sup>®</sup> Peach Contender Reachables<sup>®</sup>

Peach Contender Reachables®

Fresh flavor within reach

Availability: In Stock

#76062

Price$69.99

1 per pack


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  • Delicious, soft freestone peaches
  • Especially cold hardy and frost tolerant for northern gardens
  • Part of the Reachables® line—harvest without the ladder
  • Zone 4-8
  • Height 6 - 8 feet
  • Flowering Date Mid spring.
  • Sun Exposure Full Sun
  • Ship As 1 GALLON

We ship this item in Fall.

Cannot ship to: AE AK CA CO GU HI ID OR PR WA

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    Product Description

    The sweet Southern taste of fresh peaches can be a reality, even in a northern garden. Contender Peach is cold hardy, and the beautiful blooms can tolerate spring frosts better, so you're much more likely to get peaches than when the average peach blossom gets hit with a surprise cold spell. These freestone peaches are delicious too. Extra juicy with melting yellow fruit, delicious for eating fresh and in a cobbler. Also, as this is part of the Reachables® line, harvest time doesn't have to be a hassle. With a more modest height, the average person can harvest the majority of the peaches without having to pull out the ladder. This variety is self-pollinating, so if your garden is small, you won't have to worry about adding multiple peach trees in to get fruit. Prunus persica 'Contender'

    Product Details

    • Botanical Name:

      Prunus persica 'Contender'
    • Sun Exposure: Full Sun
    • Height/Habit: 6 - 8 feet
    • Spread: 6 - 8 feet
    • Spacing: 6 - 8 feet
    • Hardiness Zone: 4-8
    • Flowering Date: Mid spring.
    • Planting Instructions: Dig a hole deep and wide enough to accommodate the root system, without having to bend the roots. Plant with bud union 2" above the soil line.
    • Shipped: 1 GALLON
    • Growth Rate: Moderate.
    • Shipping Season: Fall
    • Flower Color: pink
    • Flower Form: Single petals, bowl-shaped flowers.
    • Foliage Type: Narrowly elliptic, glossy mid-green leaves, up to 6".
    • Pruning: Remove broken limbs, and branches that cross and rub against each other. Late winter.
    • Soil Requirement: Well-drained, organically rich sandy loam.
    • Restricted States: AE AK CA CO GU HI ID OR PR WA

    Shipping

    When will my order ship?

    Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:

    2019 Fall Shipping Schedule
    Zone Bulbs, Perennials & Potted Plants
    1A-4B 9/9/19 - 11/1/19
    5A 9/9/19 - 11/1/19
    5B 9/9/19 - 11/1/19
    6A & 6B 9/9/19 - 11/1/19
    7A 9/9/19 - 11/15/19
    7B 9/9/19 - 11/15/19
    8A & 8B 9/9/19 - 11/15/19
    9A-10B 9/9/19 - 11/15/19
    Last Order Date Zones 1-6: 10/28/19
    Zones 7-10: 11/11/19

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