Honey Babe Miniature Peach Tree

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About the Honey Babe Miniature Peach

Perfect for small growing spaces! The Honey Babe Miniature Peach Tree is a delightful compact tree that produces sweet, succulent peaches. Developed by Floyd Zaiger, this petite peach variety offers a rich, freestone fruit with a superb flavor. The tree is a real sugar bomb, bearing large, sweet peaches with a deep red blush over a yellow background.

Standing at a compact 4-5 feet in height, the Honey Babe is a genetic dwarf that grows slowly into a wide, ornamental bush. Its showy, pink blossoms in mid-March to early April create a stunning display, transforming your garden into a peachy paradise. This tree is a heavy bearer of large, freestone peaches with a yellow flesh tinged with red. The fruit is perfect for fresh eating, cooking, baking, canning, and preserves. Harvest time is mid-season, occurring in July.

Beyond its fruit-bearing capabilities, the Honey Babe adds ornamental value with its frilly pink flowers and lush vibrant foliage. It’s an ideal choice for container gardening, patios, balconies, or even as a focal point in your front yard.

How to Grow the Honey Babe Peach Tree

This easy-care mini peach tree is hardy in USDA zones 6-9. Ensure it receives at least 6 hours of direct sunlight daily and plant it in slightly acidic, well-drained soil. Water consistently, especially for potted trees, and maintain average moisture throughout the growing season. The tree can be kept smaller through pruning for those with limited space.

Hardy to minus 10°F, the Honey Babe Peach Tree reaches maturity at 4-5 feet in height. It starts bearing fruit 2-3 years after planting, providing you with a delicious harvest sooner. This self-pollinating peach tree will bear an even larger crop with another peach variety nearby. Plant as an edible hedge or as a specimen piece.

In summary, the Honey Babe Miniature Peach Tree is a versatile and delightful addition to any garden, offering both aesthetic appeal and a bountiful harvest of sweet, succulent peaches. Whether you have a small space or a sprawling orchard, the Honey Babe is sure to become a favorite in your home garden.

Survival Guaranteed!

Since 1816, Stark Bro’s has promised to provide customers with the very best fruit trees and plants. It’s just that simple. If your trees or plants do not survive, please let us know within one year of delivery. We will send you a free one-time replacement, with a nominal shipping fee of $9.99. If the item in question is not available, we can issue a one-time credit to your account equaling the original product purchase price or issue you a refund. Read more about our warranty policy.

Characteristics

Bloom Color Pink
Chill Hours 300 - 500
Fruit Color Yellow
Fruit Size Medium - Large
Pollination Self-Pollinating
Ripens/Harvest July
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Moisture Well Drained
Soil pH Level 6.0 - 7.0
Taste Sweet
Texture Firm
Years to Bear 2 - 3
Zone Range 6 - 9

Size & Spacing

Mature Size

When your tree matures, it will be approximately 4 - 6' tall x 4 - 6' wide.

Recommended Spacing

We recommend spacing these trees 4 - 6' apart to ensure room for growth.

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 6 - 9
My Hardiness Zone ?
The USDA hardiness zones offer a guide to varieties that will grow well in certain climates. Each zone corresponds to the minimum winter temperatures experienced in a given area. Make sure that your hardiness zone lies within the zone compatibility range of this variety before ordering.

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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