Eldorado Miniature Peach Tree
A very well-known dwarf peach, the Eldorado Miniature Peach produces exceptionally high quality, sweet, richly flavored fruit. It’s flesh is yellow, freestone, and the skin has an attractive red blush. It is a good selection for all of you low chill area growers.
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Latin Name: Prunus persica
Site and Soil: Peaches and Nectarines like full to 1/2 day sun and well-drained soil.
RootstockDescription: Eldorado is grafted on Lovell Peach rootstock. Lovell is well adapted to different soil types.
Pollination Requirements: Self-fruitful
Hardiness: Hardy to minus 10°F.
Bearing Age: 2-3 years after planting
Size at Maturity: 4-5 ft. in height.
Taste: Sweet, richly flavored
Fruit Skin: Red blush
Fruit Flesh: Yellow
Bloom Time: Mid March to Early April
Ripening Time: Mid June-Early July
Yield: 20+ lbs.
Pests & Diseases: The foliage of Peaches and Nectarines can be damaged by Peach Leaf Curl. Plant resistant varieties or spray with copper 2 to 3 times during the winter. Clear, copper colored exudations on the trunk and branches are symptoms of bacterial canker. Copper sprays will also help protect your tree from this disease.
USDA Zone: 6-9