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Prunus persica 'Contender'
THIS PLANT IS PROHIBITED IN THESE STATES: AL, CA, CO, ID, OR, WA (Details)
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5 gallon Potted - 4-5 ft tall
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List Price $170.00 per plant
Hardiness Zone: 5-9 · Mature Height: 10-15 Feet · Mature Spread: 10-15 Feet
Buy Contender Peach online. Contender Peach blooms later than other peach cultivars, and due to this later blooming time, it is less susceptible to frost damage to the flowers. The flower buds themselves are more frost resistant than other cultivars, too! The peaches themselves are freestone, large in size, firm to the touch and are quite tasty!
Family: Rosaceae · Common Name: Cherry/Peach/Plum/Almond/Nectarine/Apricot
FREE with every plant purchased:
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- A pre-applied, pre-measured amount of time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for up to one year.
- Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
- Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
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CONTENDER PEACH Plant Characteristics
|•||Leaf Scorch - Moderate Resistance|
|•||Leaf Spot - Moderate Resistance|
|•||Powdery Mildew - Moderate Resistance|
|•||Root Rot - Low Resistance|
Leaf Color Fall*
|•||Light Yellow/Brilliant Yellow|
Leaf Color Spring*
Leaf Color Summer*
Preferred Planting Season*
Preferred Soil Conditions*
|•||Adapts Well to Most Soil Types|
|•||Prefers Low pH (Acidic Soils)|
|•||Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)|
Season of Interest*
|•||Late Spring/Early Summer|
|•||Late Summer/Early Autumn|
|•||Prefers Full Sun in Northern States|
|•||Prefers Full Sun in Southern States|
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CONTENDER PEACH Homeowner Growing & Maintenance Tips
Prunus is easy to grow and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer.
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