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. Kakamas is a yellow cling peach with yellow flesh. It is recommended for canning.
Trees flower in mid-September. Peaches are ripe by mid-February.
Sow seeds in Spring after a 3 month cold period.
Graft or bud the cultivar onto the rootstock.
Attracts useful insects
Bees pollinate the blossoms.
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.