Suitable Substitutions for Peach 'Elberta'
More About 'Elberta'
- Prunus persica 'Elberta'
- Plump, freestone, with a rose-blushed skin
- Juicy, honey-sweet, yellow flesh
- Good for eating fresh or canning
- Ripens: Late July to August
Elberta peach is a self-pollinating cultivar, so it doesn't require a second plant nearby to set fruit.
Elberta Peach Growing and Maintenance Tips
Peach trees grow best in all day sun, and may need thinning to reduce fruit count, to allow remaining fruits to reach full size. They are best grown in a slightly acidic, fertile, well-drained soil with consistent water. Supplement with phosphorous when planting.
Moist to Average