Fruit Peach Reliance #7

Considered by many to be the hardiest peach variety, this ornamental tree produces showy pink flowers in spring, and juicy, red blushed freestone peaches in summer; susceptible to late spring freezes and disease, needs full sun and well-drained soil

$150.00

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Reliance Peach is a small tree that is commonly grown for its edible qualities. It produces large yellow round fruit (technically ‘drupes’) with a red blush and yellow flesh which are usually ready for picking in mid summer. Note that the fruits have hard inedible pits inside which must be removed before eating or processing. The fruits have a sweet taste and a juicy texture.

Reliance Peach is clothed in stunning clusters of fragrant pink flowers along the branches in early spring, which emerge from distinctive rose flower buds before the leaves. It has dark green deciduous foliage. The narrow leaves turn yellow in fall. The fruits are showy yellow drupes with a red blush, which are carried in abundance in mid summer. The fruit can be messy if allowed to drop on the lawn or walkways, and may require occasional clean-up.

This is a deciduous tree with a more or less rounded form. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees

Additional information

Dimensions 15 × 15 in
Botanical Name

Prunus persica 'Reliance'

Exposure

Full Sun

Water Requirements

Regular Water

Height

15'

Width

15'

Deer Resistance

N

Attracts Pollinators

Y

Photo Credit

Net PS

SKU: 8197

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