Red Haven Peach

The Red Haven dependably produces bushels of medium-size, bright red blushed with yellow peaches. Great for cooking, canning, and fresh eating. Good flavor, resistance to browning, heavy dependable set, requiring thinning to maintain the large size and the keep the limbs from breaking. The foliage turns bright gold in Fall, making this an attractive specimen tree.
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Item #345.
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USDA ZONES: 3-8 Outdoors
 
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Red Haven Peach is self-fertile, but the fruit crop will be larger if the tree is planted with a second tree.

Description

Prunus persica 'Red Haven"

The standard for all cold hardy peaches, the Red Haven dependably produces bushels of medium-size, bright red blushed with yellow peaches. Introduced by Michigan Station in the 1940's the Red Haven was quick to gain popularity in both the commercial and home garden markets of the mid west. Firm and almost fuzzless this would eventually influence the next generation of peaches. Good flavor, resistance to browning, heavy dependable set, requiring thinning to maintain the large size and the keep the limbs from breaking. By the 1980 the Red Haven was one of the most popular peaches planted in the home garden. Great for cooking, canning, and fresh eating. The foliage turns bright gold in Fall, making this an attractive specimen tree.
Characteristics
Fruit Color:
Yellow
Ripens:
June - July
Sun/Shade:
Full Sun
Water Needs:
regular water
Soil Type:
well-draining
Soil pH Level:
pH of 7
Tree Size:

25' height with 20' spread

Years to Bear:
3
Pollination:
Self Pollinating
Bloom Color:
Cold Hardy:
N/A
Primary USDA Zone Range:
3 - 8
Secondary USDA Zone Range:
N/A
Chill Hours:
800 - 900
Size & Spacing

25' height with 20' spread

Plant 25' away from other trees and buildings

Planting & Care
Peaches prefer light, well-drained soil. If poor drainage is suspected, consider mounding 18 to 24 inches high by 4 feet wide or build a raised bed of 12 to 18 inches high and 3 feet square. Use native soil and plant directly into the mound or raised bed. Mulching helps retain moisture and stabilize the mound and cool the soil temperature. Mulch to 3 to 4 inches deep and 3 to 4 feet outside the canopy. Peaches grow best in full sun in a location where they get at least 8 hours of direct sunlight. avoid areas where cold air or frost settle. Choose a protected location that is sheltered from wind. Water regularly, to get established, during the first year. Peach trees are very productive and will grow to 20' tall if you let them. Pruning in the summer to control the height of your tree. Below 10 feet is recommended to simplify maintenance and harvesting.
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