Contender Peach

Prunus persica ‘Contender’

Plant Type- Deciduous Tree

Flower Color- Pink

Foliage Color- Green in the summer and yellow in the fall.

Growth Habit- Upright, Oval

Growth Rate- Medium

Zone- 5-8

Height- 10-20 feet tall

Spread- 8-10 feet wide

Light- Full sun

Details- Requires rich, well-drained soil for best results. This tree is cold hardy and disease resistant.

Pruning- Peach should be pruned to remove dead or damage branches.  The tree can also use pruning to help reduce low branching. Cosmetic pruning should be done late winter.

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