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Norman Peach on Guardian® (Spring 2021)


A full-flavored, disease resistant peach, great for canning.

Norman is cold hardy, resistant to bacterial spot, and the bloom is showy with large flowers. It is self-fertile and does not need a second variety present as a pollenizer, but, as most peaches, it requires aggressive pruning and thinning.

This is a medium-sized, freestone peach with non-browning flesh, making it a great canning peach. Norman has dark red, low fuzz skin and full flavored, deep yellow flesh. The fruit will require several harvests, a bonus for the home gardener. 

Norman was developed by NCSU, in the same breeding program that has given us Contender, Intrepid, and Carolina Belle. 

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Norman is cold hardy, resistant to bacterial spot, and the bloom is showy with large flowers. It is self-fertile and does not need a second variety present as a pollenizer, but, as most peaches, it requires aggressive pruning and thinning.

This is a medium-sized, freestone peach with non-browning flesh, making it a great canning peach. Norman has dark red, low fuzz skin and full flavored, deep yellow flesh. The fruit will require several harvests, a bonus for the home gardener. 

Norman was developed by NCSU, in the same breeding program that has given us Contender, Intrepid, and Carolina Belle. 


The Fruit

Fruit Type

Category: Peach
Subcategory: Freestone, Cold-Hardy, Disease-Resistant

Fruit Uses & Storage

Uses: fresh eating, jam, baking, canning, freezing, jelly
Storage duration: less than one month (approximate, depending on storage conditions)

Fruit Appearance

Skin color: red
Flesh color: yellow

Fruit Origins

Parentage: Sunhigh x Redskin
Origin: Sandhills Research Station, Jackson Springs, NC
Introduced in: 1968
Introduced by: NC State University

The Environment

Calendar & Geography

USDA zones: 5 - 9
Chill hours: 950
Ripening date: Aug 15 (approximate, in New York State) +7 days after Redhaven

Tree Height & Spacing

Rootstock: Guardian® Rootstock
Rootstock size class: Standard (100% Size)
Tree spacing (natural spread of tree): 35'
Good for wildlife planting? N

Diseases & Pests

Bacterial Spot: Resistant

Pollination

Pollination Factors

Bloom group:
Is it self-fertile? Y
Is it fertile? Y
Ploidy: Triploid
Rootstock size class: Standard (100% Size)

Pollination Partners

This table shows the first few results from a full search for pollenizers of Norman Peach on Guardian®. Please see our Pollenizer Search to run other queries and read how the application uses various factors. Also read more about fruit tree pollination.

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PF 8 Ball Peach on Lovell 2021 0
PF Lucky 13 Peach on Bailey 2021 0
Blushingstar® Peach on Bailey 2021 0
Contender Peach on Bailey 2021 0
Coralstar® Peach on Bailey 2021 0
TangOs® II (Green Peento) Peach on Lovell 2021 0
TangOs® (Yellow Peento) Peach on Lovell 2021 0
BuenOs™ II Peach on Lovell 2021 0
Galaxy Peach on Lovell 2021 0
Desiree® Peach on Lovell 2021 0
De Vigne Peach on Marianna GF 8-1 2021 0

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