Peach tree growing tree of the genus Prunus also known as Prunus persica, Peach tree perennial deciduous plant, mostly grown for the edible fruits but also some cultivars can be grown for ornamental flowers, can grow in temperate, mediterranean or subtropical climate and grow in hardiness zone 5-10.
Flower color white or pink with five petals, flowers grow in clusters
Peach tree fruits
Fruit shape round sometime the bottom with point, size 5-10 cm, color of the fruit: red, orange, peach, white or pink, the peel hairy in the color of red, peach, pink
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Requirements for Peach tree growing and care:
Cool winter, if the tree attack in the beginning of the winter need to collect all the leaves and the fruit from the ground, cut all the infected branches
What is the best way to start growing?
Is it necessary to graft in Peach tree?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Very sensitive to pests and disease
Winter, spring, summer
Pests and diseases:
Aphids, Borer, mite
How to prune:
Weak, dead and thin branches
Size of the plant?
3-10 m, 10-30 feet
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
General information about the flower
White or pink flowers five petals
Thinning the bloom:
If the fruits small and the tree not thinning by itself recommend to thinning
Pollination is done by:
Fruit harvest season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn
Fruits pests or diseases:
Birds, fruit fly
What can be done with big quantities of Peach tree fruits?
Eaten raw, jams, juice, alcohol, cakes
Work requirements on the fruit:
Cover the trees with net or protect the fruit with traps
How long does it take to bear fruit?