Congratulations to Colty and Kierra, our order fulfillment team, on their upcoming wedding! Due to their two week honeymoon, any orders placed after Thursday, November 10th will not be filled until the first week of December. Thanks for your patience and understanding.
Red-leaf peach trees are not unheard of, but they are not very common. Many existing varieties are dwarf trees that produce tasty little fruit. Some larger varieties are more rare, and have sometimes been used as rootstock for other peaches (the red leaves make it easy to tell if a shoot near the base is a sucker or comes from above the graft). These seeds come to us from EFN collaborator Andy Hahn in Colorado, who reports that the red-leaf trait is passed on via seed. Seedlings are likely to be very similar to the parent plants in other ways, including in producing delicious little peaches. And given that the parent plant is growing in Colorado, these peaches may have more cold hardiness than most. Give them a try and let us know how they do for you!