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T95-Fruit & Nut Trees Edible #5 Prunus persica Contender/ Semi-dwarf Self-fertile Peach

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SCIENTIFIC NAME: Prunus 'Contender'


GARDEN SIZE: 15 ft. x 15 ft.



WATER & SOIL: Loamy & well drained soil 

HABIT (FORM): Deciduous, Semi-dwarf

BLOOM TIME: Mid-spring bloomer; high tolerance to late spring frosts

HARVEST TIME: August (Mid-Summer)

CHILLING HOURS: 1050; Cold hardy

FRUIT: Sweet & juicy; Flesh is yellow & free of the stone; resistant to bacterial spot

POLLINATION: Self-fertile

CARE: Prune when dormant. Thin out quantity early in season for larger fruit; Pre-Bloom Spray- dormant oils as well as fungicides for peach leaf curl and other diseases, plus insecticides for early season insect control; Bloom Sprays- blossom blight, bacterial spot, peach scab, brown rot are examples of disorders that require special sprays during blossom. Bees are essential for good pollination; do not apply insecticides when bees are active to protect them

USES: Good for fresh eating, canning and freezing

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