While most people recognize peaches for their luscious yellow flesh, did you know there are equally impressive white-fleshed peaches too? The Raritan Rose Peach (Prunus persica 'Raritan Rose') is one of these white-fleshed rarities that will incite wonder and joy!
Introduced during the Great Depression, this mid-season producer is a delicious alternative to the boring yellow peach, so you might want to try biting into one and see what you're missing! Such high-quality, excellent flavor as this will have you wanting more!
Spring brings an explosion of fragrant pink blossoms! Calling hordes of pollinators and hummingbirds to your yard. Like other peaches, this variety self-pollinates, and these bees and butterflies happily pollinate without the help of another tree!
With medium-large round fruit on a vigorous and productive tree, the yellow skin is delightfully fuzzy with splashes of red. The white flesh is sometimes streaked with flecks of orangy-red. The flesh is candy-sweet, juicy and firm!
A lovely ornamental tree in its own right, this great-shaped specimen has wonderful late spring blossoms! Perfect for areas where a late frost can ruin your bloom set and reduce your summer crop of fruit.
Fragrant blooms smother this tree so why not lay a blanket beneath the blossoms and watch the bees go about their busy work.
The long, narrow and pointed leaves have a slight ripple, making the summer form a gorgeous addition to the landscape! The fantastic shade provided by the vibrant green foliage is perfect for shading your seating areas, patio and garden beds. Be sure to plant one outside a window or set a lawn chair beneath the limbs to observe your harvest ripening.
A fantastic specimen tree or anchor for your side yard gardens, and of course, any home orchard should have a Peach Tree too! Prune small as you need, plus so you can easily reach your juicy harvest!
The fruit is perfect for fresh eating, without any acidic or tartness, the super-sweet white flesh is delectable! Don’t worry if your tree is producing more than you, your friends and neighbors can eat, these fruits are fantastic for sauces, jams, jellies and summer peach pie!
While the Raritan Rose Peach does its best in colder climates, it does not like extremely cold winters and needs hot summer weather to bring out the best in its fruit. Winter hardy in USDA growing zones 4 through 8, plant your fruit tree in a site with full sun access.
All fruit trees require full sun for optimal growth and harvest, plant your Polly White Peach in at least 6 hours of sunlight per day.
The tree itself is smaller than other varieties, but it’s adaptable, vigorous and leaf spot resistant.
Widely adaptable to all types of soil conditions, the best type is fertile, well-drained soil. Adding organic material, compost, peat moss and manure when planting will set the stage for a healthy tree for years to come!
A generous layer of mulch helps retain soil moisture as well as insulate the root system from heat and chill.
Provide ample water and keep consistently watered during times of drought and when the tree is fruiting. For best results, fertilize your tree regularly with Dr. Earth Fruit Tree Fertilizer or a good organic, slow-release fertilizer. Add Nature Hills Root Booster while planting for a life-long symbiotic relationship with the tiny feeder roots.
Prune in summer to control the size, remove suckers and water growth, but prune in winter to open the canopy to sunlight and air circulation, and to remove damaged, dead or diseased branching. Head over to our Garden Blog for more tips and tricks for caring for your Peach tree!
So if you want to try something that is a little off the beaten path, buy a couple of Raritan Rose Peach trees and enjoy their delicious sweet white fruit, straight from the tree to your mouth.
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Nature Hills Nursery sells fruit trees with mature root systems that are already three to four years old, so you’ll enjoy fruit sooner than you would with younger trees! Expect a young peach tree to begin fruiting by the 3rd year after you plant it.
Be sure to plant your peach in a sunny and well-drained location. Once your Raritan Rose (Prunus persica 'Raritan Rose') has been established (after the first year), it can typically add 12-18 inches of new growth in a growing season. If your plants are adding less than that in a season, it may be worth your while to check the fertility level.
Peach trees grow best in well-drained, fertile soil in at least 6 hours of full sun per day or more.
All peach trees are self-fertile, however planting more than one peach tree that blooms at about the same time, boosts yields on both trees and extends your harvest time!
Raritan Roses are typically ready to harvest in July. Keep in mind exact harvest times are subject to change depending on the hardiness zones they’re being grown in.
Early-Season? Mid-Season? Late-Season? The terminology can be confusing for new peach tree growers. Weather, climate and your tree determine when it’s ripe.
Bareroot peach trees can be planted in spring when they are available in your area. Container-grown peach trees can be very successfully transplanted all throughout the growing season. Check for first and last frost dates for your area with your local County Extension Office.
Make your life easier and your yard happier by shopping for peach trees at NatureHills.com online fruit tree nursery. You’ll find a massive selection of fruit trees for sale, including many lovely peach tree varieties!
Choose the right tree for your area by first finding your USDA growing zone by entering your zip code in the field above the Plant Highlights section on our product pages. Narrow down your options by plant hardiness zone, sun availability, and size requirements.
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Expect to receive your plants at the appropriate planting time for your growing zone when temperatures are safest for those plants that ship in fall, winter, or early spring.
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NatureHills.com works closely with our growers and nursery professionals to ensure we ship when it is most appropriate for your area. Our goal is to deliver the hardiest plants by avoiding extreme high and low temperatures. Check out our shipping schedule for more information and to learn our wills and won’ts when it comes to shipping plants. Find your Raritan Rose Peach Tree for Sale for sale here at NatureHills.com!
Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.
Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!
Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.
Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.
|Young Plants to 18 Months|
|2"x2"x3"||Ranges from||.18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume|
|4.5" Container||Equal to||.65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume|
|Sprinter Pot||Equal to||.63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume|
|4" Container||Ranges from||.31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume|
|6" Container||Equal to||1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume|
|1 Quart||Equal to||1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume|
|5.5" Container||Equal to||1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x5"||Ranges from||.8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x6"||Ranges from||1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x9"||Ranges from||1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x10"||Ranges from||1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old|
|2 Quart||Equal to||2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume|
|#1 Container||Ranges from||2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume|
|5"x5"x12"||Equal to||3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 2 - 4 Years Old|
|#2 Container||Ranges from||1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume|
|#3 Container||Ranges from||2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 3 - 5 Years Old|
|#5 Container||Ranges from||2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume|
|#7 Container||Ranges from||5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume|
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|Brand||Nature Hills' Choice|
|Botanical Name||Prunus persica 'Raritan Rose'|
|Rootstock||Prunus persica 'Lovell'|
|Mature Height||12 - 18 feet|
|Mature Spread||12 - 15 feet|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|
|Harvest Time||Early Season|
|Fruiting Time||3-5 Years|
|Pruning Time||Late Winter|