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Elberta Peach Tree

Elberta Peach Tree

Tops for Canning

Firm, yellow-fleshed freestone is ideal for canning and is equally tasty fresh. Plump, rose-blushed fruits have fabulous aroma and honey-sweet taste—absolutely bursting with flavor. Ripens mid to late Sept. Self-pollinating. Zones 5-8.
Planting Tip: Plant semi-dwarf peach trees about 12-14 feet apart, standards 20 feet apart.

Now available as a Reachables®! Reachables® Apple Tree produces full-sized fruit on a compact tree. This means it's easier to grow your own fruit even if you have limited space. You can plant Reachables in your garden, orchard or even a container. They are easier to manage than full-sized trees. Now one person can prune, spray, net and harvest the tree—without using a ladder! Please note: Because Reachables produce full-sized fruit on smaller trees, they require a tree support.

Why buy a Deluxe package - Deluxe fruit trees include 2 oz. Quik-Cal Pelletized Calcium to enhance fruit quality, 12 oz. bag of Fruit Tree Food Starter Formula, easy-to-use tree ties, a premium tree guard to protect the trunk from gnawing pests, mowers and weed trimmers, and a copy of Backyard Horticulture for Fun and Profit—How to Make $10,000 in Your Spare Time.

NOTE: We are unable to ship our trees to PO Boxes at this time.

  • Zone 5 - 8 (-10° F.).
  • Height Standard: 18-20 feet. Reachables: 6-8 feet. Reachables tree heights will vary some based on location, soil, light, temperature, and other environmental factors.
  • Light Requirements Full sun.
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  • 76858
  • Reachables® 2-4 FT-1 Gallon
  • Out of Stock
  • 76869
  • Reachables® Deluxe-1 Gallon
  • Out of Stock

Product Details

  • Botanical Name: Prunus persica 'Elberta'
  • Height: Standard: 18-20 feet. Reachables: 6-8 feet. Reachables tree heights will vary some based on location, soil, light, temperature, and other environmental factors.
  • Spacing: Standard: 15-20 feet. Reachables: 8-12 feet.
  • Depth: Locate the planting depth indicator, the marked line above the tree's root system. The graft should be about 2 inches above the soil surface.
  • Spread: Standard: 15-20 feet
  • Sun/Shade: Full sun.
  • Color: Pink
  • Foliage: Green foliage.
  • Blooms: April
  • Form: Deciduous. Upright.
  • Flower Form: Light pink blossoms.
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained soil, organic, sandy loam soil.
  • Growth Rate: Medium growth rate.
  • Pruning: At planting, cut the main whip stem back by up to one third at a fat bud and prune side branches until you have removed about a third of the total wood. Also, trim away any broken or damaged roots. This will help balance the branch structure with the remaining roots and get your tree off to a healthier start. Second and third year pruning determines shape and prevents development of bad crotches. Pruning of fruit trees is best done during the dormant period. Summer pruning, except for the remov
  • Fruit: Large, yellow fruit with a crimson blush.
  • Pollinator: Self-pollinating.
  • Yield: Standard: Approximately 2-5 bushels at maturity -- Reachables: 3/4 - 1 bushel.

Shipping Schedule

All plant items will be shipped to arrive at the proper planting time (depending on climatic conditions) for your area of the country.

We will pack and ship your order based on the following schedule:

Fall 2019 Shipping Schedule
  Zones   All Perennials, Bulbs & Potted Plants Iris Hedges
1A 9/23/19 - 10/25/19 8/5/19 - 10/4/19 09/23/19 - 11/01/19
1B-2A 9/23/19 - 10/25/19 8/5/19 - 10/4/19 09/23/19 - 11/01/19
2B-3B 9/23/19 - 10/25/19 8/5/19 - 10/4/19 09/23/19 - 11/01/19
4A-6A 9/23/19 - 10/25/19 8/5/19 - 10/4/19 09/23/19 - 11/01/19
6B 9/23/19 - 10/25/19 8/5/19 - 10/4/19 09/23/19 - 11/01/19
7A 9/23/19 - 11/8/19 8/5/19 - 10/4/19 09/23/19 - 11/01/19
7B-8B 9/23/19 - 11/8/19 8/5/19 - 10/4/19 09/23/19 - 11/01/19
9A-10B 9/23/19 - 11/8/19 8/5/19 - 10/4/19 09/23/19 - 11/01/19
Last Order Date Zones 1-6: 10/21/2019
Zones 7-10: 11/4/2019
9/30/2019 10/28/2019

Fall 2019 Shipping Schedule
  Zones   Summer Shipping Perennials Lady Beetles & Encapsulated
Earthworms
1A 7/26/19 - 10/25/19 5/10/19 - 11/1/19
1B-2A 7/26/19 - 10/25/19 5/10/19 - 11/1/19
2B-3B 7/26/19 - 10/25/19 4/26/19 - 11/1/19
4A-6A 7/26/19 - 10/25/19 4/12/19 - 11/1/19
6B 7/26/19 - 10/25/19 4/5/19 - 11/1/19
7A 7/26/19 - 10/25/19 4/5/19 - 11/1/19
7B-8B 7/26/19 - 10/25/19 3/8/19 - 11/1/19
9A-10B 7/26/19 - 10/25/19 2/22/19 - 11/1/19
Last Order Date 10/21/2019 10/28/2019

*Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items July through August.

Shipping Notes:

Orders for hardgoods are typically shipped within 5 business days.

NOTE: We are unable to ship our trees to PO Boxes at this time.

Orders for gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until fully dormant for optimum stress protection. The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.

Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48 contiguous states.

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Product Details
  • Botanical Name: Prunus persica 'Elberta'
  • Height: Standard: 18-20 feet. Reachables: 6-8 feet. Reachables tree heights will vary some based on location, soil, light, temperature, and other environmental factors.
  • Spacing: Standard: 15-20 feet. Reachables: 8-12 feet.
  • Depth: Locate the planting depth indicator, the marked line above the tree's root system. The graft should be about 2 inches above the soil surface.
  • Spread: Standard: 15-20 feet
  • Sun/Shade: Full sun.
  • Color: Pink
  • Foliage: Green foliage.
  • Blooms: April
  • Form: Deciduous. Upright.
  • Flower Form: Light pink blossoms.
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained soil, organic, sandy loam soil.
  • Growth Rate: Medium growth rate.
  • Pruning: At planting, cut the main whip stem back by up to one third at a fat bud and prune side branches until you have removed about a third of the total wood. Also, trim away any broken or damaged roots. This will help balance the branch structure with the remaining roots and get your tree off to a healthier start. Second and third year pruning determines shape and prevents development of bad crotches. Pruning of fruit trees is best done during the dormant period. Summer pruning, except for the remov
  • Fruit: Large, yellow fruit with a crimson blush.
  • Pollinator: Self-pollinating.
  • Yield: Standard: Approximately 2-5 bushels at maturity -- Reachables: 3/4 - 1 bushel.
Shipping Schedule

All plant items will be shipped to arrive at the proper planting time (depending on climatic conditions) for your area of the country.

We will pack and ship your order based on the following schedule:

All plant items will be shipped to arrive at the proper planting time (depending on climatic conditions) for your area of the country.

We will pack and ship your order based on the following schedule:

Fall 2019 Shipping Schedule
  Zones   All Perennials, Bulbs & Potted Plants Iris Hedges
1A 9/23/19 - 10/25/19 8/5/19 - 10/4/19 09/23/19 - 11/01/19
1B-2A 9/23/19 - 10/25/19 8/5/19 - 10/4/19 09/23/19 - 11/01/19
2B-3B 9/23/19 - 10/25/19 8/5/19 - 10/4/19 09/23/19 - 11/01/19
4A-6A 9/23/19 - 10/25/19 8/5/19 - 10/4/19 09/23/19 - 11/01/19
6B 9/23/19 - 10/25/19 8/5/19 - 10/4/19 09/23/19 - 11/01/19
7A 9/23/19 - 11/8/19 8/5/19 - 10/4/19 09/23/19 - 11/01/19
7B-8B 9/23/19 - 11/8/19 8/5/19 - 10/4/19 09/23/19 - 11/01/19
9A-10B 9/23/19 - 11/8/19 8/5/19 - 10/4/19 09/23/19 - 11/01/19
Last Order Date Zones 1-6: 10/21/2019
Zones 7-10: 11/4/2019
9/30/2019 10/28/2019

Fall 2019 Shipping Schedule
  Zones   Summer Shipping Perennials Lady Beetles & Encapsulated
Earthworms
1A 7/26/19 - 10/25/19 5/10/19 - 11/1/19
1B-2A 7/26/19 - 10/25/19 5/10/19 - 11/1/19
2B-3B 7/26/19 - 10/25/19 4/26/19 - 11/1/19
4A-6A 7/26/19 - 10/25/19 4/12/19 - 11/1/19
6B 7/26/19 - 10/25/19 4/5/19 - 11/1/19
7A 7/26/19 - 10/25/19 4/5/19 - 11/1/19
7B-8B 7/26/19 - 10/25/19 3/8/19 - 11/1/19
9A-10B 7/26/19 - 10/25/19 2/22/19 - 11/1/19
Last Order Date 10/21/2019 10/28/2019

*Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items July through August.

Shipping Notes:

Orders for hardgoods are typically shipped within 5 business days.

NOTE: We are unable to ship our trees to PO Boxes at this time.

Orders for gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until fully dormant for optimum stress protection. The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.

Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48 contiguous states.

*Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items July through August.

Shipping Notes:
Orders for gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until fully dormant for optimum stress protection. The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.

Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48 contiguous states.

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