About the Hale Haven Peach Tree

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The Hale Haven is a yellow-fleshed freestone peach that can be planted in hardiness zones 5 to 8, which are temperature-dictated growing regions that cover North America. Zones 5 to 8 include Massachusetts, Tennessee, New Mexico and Iowa. Hale Haven peach trees are self-fertile, meaning that they do not need another variety of peach for pollination.

Size

  • Hale Haven peach trees reach 15 to 25 feet in height. The trees spread eight to 20 feet and should be pruned annually to maintain a strong shape.

Fruit

  • Hale Haven peaches have yellow skin with red blotches. The fruit is sweet and firm and holds up well for canning and baking.

Needs

  • To be productive, Hale Haven peach trees require six to eight hours of full sun per day. The trees need regular water.

Flowers

  • Hale Haven peach trees develop pink flowers in mid spring. The blooms give way to peaches.

Leaves

  • Hale Haven peach trees have oval-shaped green leaves that grow on either side of the stem.

Tip

  • Hale Haven peach trees are valued as high-yielding trees, meaning that they are more productive than other peach trees and that their fruit is of a good quality.

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