3 years to reach maturity
Trees blossom during mid-August. Fruit ripen during first weeks of December.
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Peach 'Summer Giant' Overview
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. Summer Giant is a free-stone peach with a red skin. The flesh is yellow-green.
Common problems with Peach 'Summer Giant'
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.
Peach 'Summer Giant' Companion Plants
How to propagate Peach 'Summer Giant'
Sow seed in Spring after winter cold stratification.
Graft the desired cultivar onto seedlings / rootstocks.
Special features of Peach 'Summer Giant'
Attracts useful insects
Bees pollinate the blossoms.
The blossoms appear before the leaves making a beautiful show of pink flowers.
Other uses of Peach 'Summer Giant'
The fruit is edible fresh, dried, cooked or preserved.