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Prunus persica 'Cresthaven'

Common Name(s):
Cresthaven peach, Cresthaven peach
Categories:
Edible Plants, Trees
Comment:

This is a heavy-bearing cultivar. It is also cold-hardy. Self-pollinating and resistant to leaf-spot. It needs thinning because of the multi-buds in the spring to ensure better fruit-set.

Height:
10-14 ft.
Flower:
Pink flower in the spring with many buds.
Zones:
5-8
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Full sum. Loamy, well drained to average moistness soil with a pH of 6.0-7.0.
Edibility:
It produces medium to large sized, golden to yellow over red fruit. It is nearly fuzzless. The firm yellow flesh is freestone, and it resists browning. Great for eating fresh, canning or cooking. Ripens in mid-late August.
Width:
8-12 ft.
Growth Rate:
Moderate
Leaf:
The leaves are lanceolate shaped, 3-6 inches in length and 0.8-1.2 inches broad. Pinnately veined.
Tags:
deciduous

NCCES plant id: 2980

Prunus persica 'Cresthaven' Close up of fruit
Photo by Jackson's Orchard, CC BY - 2.0