Peach Trees - Intrepid #5 Pot

The perfect cobbler peach. The sweet, yellow-fleshed fruit from this tree is a great choice for baking as well as fresh-eating, canning, and freezing. An outstanding cold-climate peach, Intrepid blooms late so that it avoids most frosts. Additionally, it's flower buds will survive freezing temperatures even at full or half bloom. The tree is cold hardy to -20° F, and it is highly resistant to bacterial leaf spot. Growers should note the long chill hour requirement.  Intrepid was developed at the Sandhills Research Station in NC. It was crossed in 1987 and selected in 1990. Intrepid is red-skinned and is considered an improved variety of Reliance. It's texture of the flesh and flavor is improved and has an average fruit size in good conditions of about 2.5 inches. This peach is fully freestone and it makes a great canner. Ripens in July. Self-pollinating.

USDA ZONES: Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8
More Information: Peach Growing Guide