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Prunus persica 'Norman'

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

Norman peach is a hybrid between 'Sunhigh' and 'Redskin' developed by NC agricultural Experiment Station. Self-fertile and usually starts to bear fruits after 3-4 years. The showy, fragrant flowers in the spring attracts bees and butterflies. It is resistant to bacterial-spot and can tolerant low temperatures.

Height:
12-15 ft.
Flower:
The showy, pink flower blooms in mid spring. It attracts bees and butterflies.
Zones:
5A-9B
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Full sun. Mostly sand to some clay, well drained soil.
Edibility:
It produces medium-sized, dark red over yellow fruit. The flesh is firm, sweet and freestone with a great quality and taste. Ripens from July to August, 2-3 harvests can be expected because the fruits do not mature at the same time.
Width:
12-15 ft.
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: 2992