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Peach 'Summer Gold'

Prunus persica 'Summer Gold'

Summer Gold is a yellow cling peach with yellow flesh. It is recommended for canning. 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.

Planning

Difficulty
Moderate
Flowering time
Spring
Fruiting time
Summer

Harvesting

Trees flower in end of winter. Fruit ripen during early Summer.

Propagation

Seed
Sow seed in Spring after a cold period of 3 months.
Cuttings
Graft or bud on the cultivar you would like to harvest onto the seedling / rootstocks.

Special features

Attracts useful insects
Bees pollinate the blossoms.
Attractive flowers
The blossoms appear before the leaves making a beautiful show of pink.

Geography

Origin
China. The cultivar 'Summer Gold' was bred in the US by Zaiger Genetics.
Natural climate
Mediterranean

Environment

Light
Full Sun
Soil moisture
Moist
Soil type
Loam, Sand, Clay
Soil PH preference
Neutral
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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