Reliance Peach is one of the hardiest varieties developed in 1964 in New Hampshire. An excellent freestone peach with red-blushed, yellow skin, sweet, yellow flesh. Ideal for fresh eating, canning and freezing. Self-fertile but more production when planted close to another cultivar such as Reliance. Recommended chill: 800 - 900 hours. Deciduous. Plant in a sheltered area or micro-climate and mulch heavily to delay the flowers from opening to avoid early spring frost.
Canadian Hardiness Zone: 5 & ripens August depending on your location.
Soil type & location: Deep clay loam or sandy loam in a well drained site and sunny location
Growth Habits and Disease Resistance: Grafted onto hardy dwarf rootstock. It has some resistance to common leaf curl which is common in CKL.
Pollination: This variety flowers mid spring. Self-fertile but more production when planted close to another cultivar such as Reliance. Plant in a sheltered area or micro-climate and mulch heavily to delay the flowers from opening to avoid early spring frost.
Size including roots: 2 year grade 100-200 cm whip
AVAILABLE: Spring April 2023
NOTE: Peach trees cannot be shipped to B.C.
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