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Redhaven peach trees

  • Pick: Mid-season
  • Flowering group: 3
  • Self-fertile
  • Uses: Eat fresh | Cookery 
  • Disease-resistance: Good

Redhaven is a yellow-fleshed peach, ripening early to mid-season. It is capable of achieving very good flavours, but it needs to be in full sun.

It is popular partly because of its good flavor, but also because it has some resistance to peach-leaf curl.

Redhaven is a semi-freestone peach - the flesh comes away fairly cleanly from the stone.

Redhaven peach trees for sale

Sorry we have not been able to produce any trees of this variety this season.

We may still be able to propagate it to order for you. Please contact us for more details.

Summary features of Redhaven

    Growing

  • Gardening skill: Some needed?
  • Cropping: Light
  • Fertility: Self-fertile?
  • Flowering group: 3?
  • Pollinating others: Average?
  • Ploidy: Diploid?
  • Vigour: Slightly large?
  • Precocity: Precocious?
  • Bearing regularity: Regular?
  • Attractive blossom
  • Overall disease resistance: Good?

    Identification

  • Country of origin: United States
  • Fruit colour: Orange / Red
  • Blossom colour: Pink - dark
  • Leaf colour: Green

    Climate

  • Warm climates?
  • Temperate climates
  • Tolerates cold winters
  • USDA Zone 4: Yes
  • USDA Zone 5: Yes
  • USDA Zone 6: Yes
  • USDA Zone 7: Yes
  • USDA Zone 8: Yes
  • Cold hardiness: -30F / -34C?


Pollination guide for Redhaven

Redhaven is in flowering group 3. Redhaven is self-fertile and does not need a pollination partner, although fruiting may be improved if there is a compatible tree of a different variety nearby. Since it flowers in the middle of the blossom season it can be pollinated by most other peach trees.

Important: advice about pollination


Historical details

Redhaven was developed by Stanley Johnston at the Michigan State Experiment Station in South Haven, Michigan USA, in the 1940s. It may be descended from an English variety, Hale's Early.

It is sometimes known, incorrectly, as Red Haven peach.


Botanical name

Prunus persica 'Redhaven'




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