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. Summer Sun is a large yellow cling peach, recommended for summer rainfall areas.
Trees flower during late Winter. Fruit ripen in early Summer.
Sow seed in Spring after a cold winter stratification.
Graft or bud the cultivar you would like to harvest onto the seedling / rootstock.
The blossoms appear before the leaves making a beautiful show of pink flowers in early spring.
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.