Peach Trees - Redskin

Prunus persica
USDA Hardiness Zones: 5-8
 
$64.95
SKU: PCHRSK05G

Description

The Redskin peach is the most adaptable of all fruit trees for home gardens. Redskin is good for the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic, central and lower Midwest. A large freestone with good red color and yellow flesh. Midseason bearing, with showy flowers. A seedling from Elberta it is a great choice for areas with unexpected late frosts because it flowers longer than other peaches and will still produce fruits. Good fresh, for canning or freezing. This popular peach yields lots of fruit with yellow flesh that is melting, but firm, and has a wonderful flavor. This selection produces freestone fruits, which means the pit falls out easily when it's cut open. There is no need to plant an additional peach variety for pollination because this tree is self-fruitful. Fruit is terrific picked straight from the tree and eaten fresh, sliced into fruit salad, or baked in pies, tarts or crisps. Great for large scale plantings. Redskin Peach tree ripens 2 days prior to the Elberta peach tree and needs 750 chill hours. 

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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