Peach Trees - Early Augustprince

Prunus persica
USDA Hardiness Zones: 5-8
 
$64.95
SKU: PCHEAP05G

Description

Early Augustprince is a yellow, melting flesh type that is also a freestone. Its got that traditional acidic tang that we associate with a Southern peach. It was developed by the United States Department of Agriculture in Georgia and released in 2006. Early Augustprince is an attractive, very firm peach well adapted to the southeastern climate ripening with or just after ‘Cresthaven’ and a week before its brother Augustprince. Early Augustprince is a consistently large peach averaging from 3 – 3 1/4 inches in diameter. It has a very nice, uniform round shape, a nice yellow background color and red overcolor or blush. When you cut through the skin into the flesh, you can see that it has beautiful yellow flesh. Occasionally, at the pit there may be some red pigmentation and that’s not a problem. That red pigmentation is anthocyanin pigments and these are antioxidants which is a health benefit for you. This variety needs 800-850 chill hours to break bud and is recommended for USDA Zones 5-8.

USDA ZONES: Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8
More Information: Peach Growing Guide

Shipping

At Plant Me Green we handle, package and ship the products you order with the utmost care. We ship your plants using FedEx Ground® the following business day after you have completed checkout.

We are now offering $15 flat rate shipping for all tree orders! Replacement tree shipping cost will be $15 per box. We still cannot ship to some states and US territories based off the Agricultural Laws that may be in place. Please see below for all exclusions. 

SPRING SHIPPING: To mitigate the stress on our plants during transit, we will only be shipping Monday thru Wednesday. If you place an order on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday or Sunday your order will ship the following Monday. Please take into consideration your transit times before placing an order, using FedEx Ground's delivery estimation chart below.

If you have any questions concerning transit time for your order, please feel free to contact us at info@plantmegreen.com or toll free 855-817-5268.

Trees: Due to strict Agricultural Laws in place, we currently cannot ship to the following states: Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii. We cannot ship to Puerto Rico or international.

Houseplants: Can ship to California and Arizona. 
How to Plant
STEP 1) First, decide on a planting location. Consider carefully what kind of sun, soil, and growing-space your tree or shrub will need.
STEP 2) Once you've located the perfect spot, the hole you are digging must be at least double the width and as deep as the root system you are planting.
STEP 3) Remove the plant from the pot and place the root ball in the hole. The top of the root system should be level with the ground. Before placing the tree or shrub in the hole, use your hands to gently break up the root system.
STEP 4) Once the plant is in place, backfill the hole with native soil and any leftover potting material.
STEP 5) Pack down the soil to eliminate any air pockets.
STEP 6) When finished, water thoroughly.
Care Guide

Plant peach trees in deep, well-drained, sandy soil and in an area with plenty of sunlight. Planting should be done in the spring. Prune once a year, removing vertical branches to encourage lateral growth.

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