Developed to be the latest blooming, most cold hardy variety of peach tree. Has survived winter temperatures of -40°F in Minnesota and Wisconsin. A freestone peach with bright yellow flesh. Sweet, extra-juicy fruit is an absolute delight for fresh eating, canning, baking, and freezing. Self-pollinating. 'Contender' ripens mid-to late August. Grafted on to Prunus americana rootstock.
Hardy to -30°F
Maximum Elevation: 6,000 Feet