The Contender Peach grows to heights of 10-14 feet high and 8-12 feet wide. Contender is a peach tree with excellent cold hardiness and tolerance to late-spring frosts, which makes it an excellent choice for gardeners further north. An extra-juicy freestone with sweet, yellow flesh that will melt in your mouth! One of the more hardy peaches because of its later blooming dates and hardy, more frost resistant buds. It is large, firm, excellent quality and freestone. Plant in areas that routinely suffer late frosts that hurt many other peach varieties. It is moderately resistant to bacteria spot. The tree is vigorous and productive. Requires full sun and at least 1050 hours of chilling. Self-pollinating. The fruit ripens in mid to late August.
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