Elberta Peach

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Elberta Peach (Prunus persica) is a classic favorite, cherished for its juicy, sweet peaches and robust growth. This peach tree guarantees a bountiful harvest, making it a staple in many orchards. Its blossoms in spring add a touch of nostalgia.

4-5′ Bareroot Grafted

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Environmental Requirements

Cold Tolerance: USDA Zone 5-8
Soil pH: 6.0-6.5
Soil Type: Well-drained
Water Requirements: Regular watering
Sunlight Requirements: Full sun
Drought Tolerance: Moderate
Heat Tolerance: Moderate
Chilling Hours: 850-900

Size and Spacing

Plant Size: 15-25′ tall, 15-20′ wide
Plant Spacing: 15-20′ apart
Growth Habit: Upright spreading
Rootstock: Prunus americana

Pollination and Flowering

Pollination Requirements: Self-pollinating
Pollination Mechanisms: Insects (bees)
Bloom Time: June
Flower Color: Pink

Fruit Characteristics

Fruit Size: 3″
Fruit Flavor: Sweet
Fruit Color and Appearance Yellow with red blush
Harvest Time: August-September
Yield & Storage: Good yield & stores well
Years to Bear: 2-4

Disease and Pest Susceptibility

Peach Leaf Curl: Moderately Resistant
Brown Rot: Moderately Resistant
Bacterial Spot: Moderately Resistant
Peach Scab: Moderately Resistant
Oriental Fruit Moth: Moderately Resistant
Peachtree Borer: Moderately Resistant

Additional Plant Characteristics

Growth Habit: Upright spreading
Foliage Color: Green
Fall Color: Yellow-orange
Lifespan: 20-25 years

Additional Information

Toxicity: Non-toxic
Invasive Potential: Low
Nitrogen Fixing: No