Peach trees are small and deciduous. For best results ask a local nursery for advice on choosing the best variety and rootstock for your garden. Scarlet is a cling peach with a red skin and yellow flesh.
Trees blossom during early August. Fruit are picked during mid-November.
Sow seed in end of Winter to Spring.
Graft the seedlings in the following growing season with desired cultivars.
Attracts useful insects
Bees pollinate the blossoms.
The blossoms appear before the leaves making a beautiful show of pink flowers.
Peaches originated in China more than 2000 years ago. The cultivar 'Scarlet' was bred and released by ARC Infruitech-Nietvoorbij in RSA.
Loam, Sand, Clay
Soil PH preference
The fruit is edible fresh, dried, cooked or preserved.
Leaf curl can limit the amount of food produced through photosinthesis for the tree leading to stress. Fruit can suffer from fruit fly, bol wurm and false codling moth attacks.