The Q&A Archives: Peach varieties for zone 5

Question: I am planning on planting about four peach trees in my yard this spring. Any suggestions for good varieties for eating and canning? We live in the Hudson Valley half way between NYC and Albany (zone 5) John R. Thomas Highland, NY

Answer: Some nice peach varieties for your area of New York are, 'Red Haven', 'Hale Haven', 'Dwarf Fingerlakes' and 'Reliance'. These are all available through, Miller Nurseries 5060 W. Lake Rd. Canandaigua, NY 14424 800-836-9630 'Reliance' is particularly cold hardy if that is an issue in your yard.

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