The Redhaven Peach tree had its origin in South Haven, Michigan in 1930. It’s perhaps best known for its fruit which has fuzz-free skin and a succulent flavor.
Redhaven Peach trees are typically smaller trees at 20-25 feet tall and with a 12-15 foot wide spread. It has a rapid growth rate of 13-25 inches per year.
Generally Redhaven Peach trees are planted in pairs since they need to be cross-pollinated. Its pink blooms appear rather late in the season and fruit ripens in late July. Redhaven Peach trees will bear fruit within two to four years of planting; with its peak productivity in year’s eight to twelve.
When the fruit appears it is red with a yellow flush, medium sized and full of flavor. A single tree can produce three bushels of fruit each year.
More color is added in fall when its leaves turn a brilliant gold.
The trees are best planted in an area of full sunlight. Soil should be sandy or loamy and well-drained. Hardiness Zone: 5-8.