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. Sandvliet is a cling peach with a yellow skin and yellow flesh.
Trees blossom during the end of Winter. Fruit ripen in early Summer.
Sow seedlings in Spring after cold stratification.
Seedlings can be grafted with desired cultivars.
The blossoms appear before the leaves making a beautiful show of pink flowers.
Loam, Sand, Clay
Soil PH preference
Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
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.