Bare Root Size: 2 – 3′
Details: Hale Haven J. H. Hale X South Haven. A most desirable yellow freestone. Noted for its high-yielding qualities. Fruit trees need a minimum of 6-8 hours of sunlight daily and regular water. They are not drought tolerant. The standard Hale-Haven peach grows to a height of 15–25′ and a spread of around 8–20′ at maturity.
Produces large, oval orangish-yellow freestone fruit overlaid with a deep carmine blush. Its tough skin stands up to handling and prevents bruising. The sweet, juicy, yellow freestone flesh is firm yet tender–ideal for canning and freezing. Blooms pink in the spring.
Has a chill hours (CU) requirement of 850–900. (Chill hours are the average hours of air temperature between 32° and 45° F in a typical winter season.)
USDA Zones 5-8