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Peach 'Peregrine'

Prunus persica 'Peregrine'

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Peregrine has a dark red skin set against a green background. Its flesh is white and sweet. They have a chilling requirement of 500 units. 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

The trees flower during Spring and peaches are harvested in mid-Summer.

Propagation

Seed
Sow seed after a cold period of 3 months. Graft or bud the cultivar you would like to harvest on the seedlings.
Cuttings
Cultivars are grafted or budded onto the desired rootstocks.

Special features

Attractive flowers
The blossoms appear before the leaves in early spring making a beautiful show of pink flowers.

Geography

Origin
China
Natural climate
Mediterranean

Environment

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