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Peach 'Transvalia'

Prunus persica 'Transvalia'

Transvalia is a cling peach recommended for summer rainfall areas. It has a red skin set against a yellow background. For best results ask a local nursery for advice on choosing the best variety and rootstock for your garden.

Planning

Difficulty
Moderate
Flowering time
Winter
Fruiting time
Summer

Harvesting

Trees flower in end Winter. Fruit will begin to ripen towards early summer.

Propagation

Cuttings
Graft on the cultivars onto the seedlings / rootstocks.
Seed
Sow seed in Spring after a cold stratification.

Special features

Crop rotation
Heavy Feeder
Attractive flowers
The blossoms appear before the leaves making a beautiful show of pink flowers.

Geography

Origin
South Africa 1987
Natural climate
Mediterranean

Environment

Light
Full Sun
Soil moisture
Moist
Soil type
Loam, Sand, Clay
Soil PH preference
Neutral, Acid, Alkaline
Frost hardiness
Half-Hardy

Uses

Edible
The fruit is edible fresh, dried, cooked or preserved.

Personality

Family
Rosaceae
Flower colour
Pink
Scent
Mild

Problems

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.

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