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Contender PeachPrunus persica

Hardiness Zones

The potted contender peach can be expected to grow in Hardiness Zones 4–9. View Map

Tree Type

This is a fruit tree, grown primarily for the edible fruit it produces.

Mature Size

The standard golden jubilee peach grows to a height of 15–25' and a spread of around 8–20' at maturity. The dwarf variety grows to a height of 8–10'.

Growth Speed Medium Growth Rate

This tree grows at a medium rate, with height increases of 13–24" per year.

Sun Preference

Full sun is the ideal condition for this tree, meaning it should get at least six hours of direct, unfiltered sunlight each day.

Soil Preference

The golden jubilee peach grows in sandy and well-drained soils. It is not drought-tolerant.

Wildlife Value

The fruit of peach trees are attractive to birds and squirrels.