Peach Elberta #7

A lovely fruit tree, bearing firm, juicy yellow freestone peaches flushed with red; quite ornamental, with amazing pink flowers in spring; susceptible to late spring freezes and disease, needs full sun and well-drained soil

$150.00

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Elberta 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 from mid to late 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.

Elberta Peach is smothered in stunning clusters of fragrant pink flowers along the branches in early spring, which emerge from distinctive red 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 from mid to late 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 fin

Additional information

Dimensions 20 × 20 in
Botanical Name

Prunus persica 'Elberta'

Height

20'

Width

20'

Deer Resistance

N

Attracts Pollinators

Y

Photo Credit

Net PS

SKU: 40376

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