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Erly-Red-Fre Peach

Prunus persica 'Erly-Red-Fre'
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Erly-Red-Fre is one of the best white peaches still grown.  It ripens about two weeks ahead of Redhaven in the very early season.  The flesh white, semi-freestone with excellent flavor and good quality.  The fruit is large, with a bright red blush.  The tree is known for being quite hardy and sturdy and resistant to bacterial spot.

Erly-Red-Fre is an heirloom variety that originated in 1938 in Virginia.  It is not widely grown as a commercial variety, but is an excellent backyard variety still.

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  Full Sun
Skill Required