Early Elberta Peach Tree

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Description

After a showy spring display of fragrant pink flowers, this improved variety produces delicious freestone peaches. Also called Improved Elberta or Lemon Elberta, the Early Elberta Peach Tree is the most cold-hardy of all the Elberta varieties.

The fruit is large with mostly yellow skin with some blush tones. Early Elberta peaches are juicy with yellow flesh and rich flavor, great for fresh eating, canning, and freezing.

This frost-tolerant peach tree is commonly grown in Utah and the Pacific Northwest. Harvest Early Elberta peaches in August, about 10 days before Elberta. The Early Elberta Peach is self-pollinating.

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Characteristics

Bloom Color Pink
Chill Hours 850
Fruit Color Yellow
Fruit Size Large
Pollination Self-Pollinating
Ripens/Harvest August
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained
Soil pH Level 6.0 - 7.0
Taste Juicy, Sweet
Texture Firm
Years to Bear 2 - 4
Zone Range 5 - 8

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 5 - 8
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Size & Spacing

Mature Size

When your tree matures, it will be approximately 12 - 15' tall x 12 - 15' wide.

Recommended Spacing

We recommend spacing these trees 12 - 15' apart to ensure room for growth.

Pollination

This variety is self pollinating.

In many cases, you may still want to plant pollinating partners to increase the size of your crops, but with self-pollinating varieties doing so is optional. You'll get fruit with only one plant!

Tools & Supplies

Having the proper tools and supplies when growing your own can make the difference between a good harvest and a great harvest! Here's a list that our experts recommend for this variety.

Planting & Care

Learn all about how to grow peach trees in The Growing Guide. An entire section of our website dedicated to your growing success.

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