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Peach 'San Pedro'

Prunus persica 'San Pedro'

Peach (Eng.)

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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. San Pedro is a cling peach with a red skin set against a yellow background. The flesh is slightly acidic.

Planning

Difficulty
Moderate
Flowering time
Spring
Fruiting time
Summer

Harvesting

Trees blossom during early August. Fruit ripens during the first weeks of November.

Propagation

Seed
Sow pips after cold stratification to give rise to seedlings.
Cuttings
Graft the cultivar onto the desired seedlings / rootstock.

Special features

Attractive flowers
The blossoms appear before the leaving making a beautiful pink display.

Geography

Origin
USA
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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