- Freestone variety
- Flavorful and highly aromatic
- Ripens mid to late September
A longtime favorite peach, Elberta Peach Tree produces high yields of firm, yellow-fleshed fruits with a wonderful aroma and a honey-sweet taste. The large, attractive, rose-blushed fruits are bursting with flavor, making them a good choice for fresh eating. The freestone fruits are also easy to process and a favorite for canning. Home-canned Elberta peaches are such a treat during the winter months! It's no wonder Elberta Peach Tree remains one of the most popular peach trees among home gardeners. Requires 800 chill hours. Fruits ripen in mid to late September. Self pollinating. 800-950 chill hours are required for a successful harvest. Zones 5-8.
Why buy a Deluxe package - Deluxe fruit trees include 2 oz. of Fruit-Boost™ Pelletized Calcium to enhance fruit quality, 12 oz. bag of Fruit Tree Food Starter Formula, easy-to-use tree ties (see video below), 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.