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Red Haven Peach

Red Haven Peach

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Redhaven Peach--- The "Gold Standard" of peaches!

Prunus persica 'Redhaven'

Grandpa's Choice(TM) Redhaven peach is a must have for any backyard orchard. It has replaced Elberta as the standard to compare all peaches to. When Grandpa first saw Redhaven, he couldn't wait to test it, and found that it met and surpassed all his expectations at the time. Redhaven ripens early in the season and is usually freestone, although some years it can be a little "clingy". It has a wonderful red color over a yellow background. The flesh is yellow with a little red near the pit. It is juicy, sweet, and very tasty. The tree is one of the more hardy varieties, very productive, and has good resistance to bacteria spot. Can be used for all purposes.

Height

15 Feet

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Spread

15 Feet

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Hardiness Zone

5-8

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Item # Description Price
1032 Redhaven on Standard (Peach) root, 2 year-Extra Large grade $28.99 Add to Cart
3831 Redhaven on Standard (Peach) root, 2 year-2UGLY grade $19.99 Add to Cart

Prunus persica 'Redhaven'
Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

One of the easiest and tastiest of peaches to grow. The tree is open, spreading and vigorous. Requires heavy thinning as it sets a lot of fruit. Thin to 8-10" apart on last years growth. Remove older spurry growth to promote vigorous growth and large size fruit. Trim annually. Spray for leaf curl and brown rot.

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A Little History about Redhaven Peach--- The "Gold Standard" of peaches!

Redhaven was introduced in 1940 by the famous Dr. Stanley Johnston of Michigan State University who revolutionized eastern peach growing with the "Haven" series of peaches. Redhaven was a "quantum leap" in peach breeding.

Prunus persica 'Redhaven' Characteristics & Attributes

Bloom Character
Thin heavily for size
Early blooming
Self-fertile
Thin early for size
Disease Resistance
Bacterial spot tolerant
Fruit Characteristics
Large fruit
Freestone
Growth Rate/Habit
Spreading habit
Average vigor
Early to bear
Very productive
Harvest Period
Early summer
Extended harvest
Other Attributes
Very sweet
Keeps well
Grandpa's Choice™
Aromatic
Very juicy
Site Requirements
Full Sun
Very hardy
Skill Required
Easy to grow
Uses
Good for pies
Canning or freezing
High dessert quality
Cooking or baking