Contender Peach


Prunus persica ‘Contender’

Plant Characteristics

    • Zone:4-8
    • Height: 12-15'
    • Spread: 12-15'
    • Soil : well drained
    • Growth: Fast
    • Age to bear fruit: 3 yrs.
    • Bloom: Dark pink to Red
    • Does not ship to AK,AZ,CA, or HI.


Grow peaches in regions where temperatures fall well below zero. This exceptionally hardy variety, perfect for northern gardens, consistently yields large crops of sweet, juicy, medium-to-large fruit. Also features lovely pink flowers that bloom and attract bees in spring. Developed in Raleigh, North Carolina, introduced in 1988. Disease-resistant to bacterial spot. Cold-hardy. Freestone. Ripens in mid to late August. Self-pollinating.

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