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Norman Peach on Guardian® (Spring 2022)


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: Semi-Dwarf (40% of Standard)
Tree spacing (natural spread of tree): 12'
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: Semi-Dwarf (40% of Standard)

Pollination Partners

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