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Peach 'Culemborg'

Prunus persica 'Culemborg'

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. Culemborg is a cling peach with white flesh. Its skin is green-white with a strong red blush. Uses: Culinary

Planning

Difficulty
Moderate
Flowering time
Spring, Winter
Fruiting time
Summer

Harvesting

Trees are in full bloom by late Winter. Peaches ripen during early Summer (the last weeks of November).

Propagation

Seed
Grow seed in Spring after a 3 month cold winter period. Graft or bud the cultivar you would like to harvest on the seedlings.
Cuttings
Varieties are grafted or budded onto rootstocks.

Special features

Attracts useful insects
Bees pollinate the blossoms.

Geography

Origin
China
Natural climate
Mediterranean

Environment

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

Uses

Edible
The fruit are 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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