A picture of a Peach 'Oribi'

Peach 'Oribi'

Prunus persica 'Oribi'

Full Sun
Moderate care
Frequent watering
Half-hardy

H3

RHS hardiness

-5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

7m

Max

7m

5m

Min

5m

3 years to reach maturity

Fruiting

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Trees blossom during late winter. Fruit will ripen towards the end of summer.

Peach 'Oribi' 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. Oribi is a free-stone peach. Its skin is yellow with a red blush.

Common problems with Peach 'Oribi'

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 'Oribi' Companion Plants

How to propagate Peach 'Oribi'

Seed

Sow seed in Spring after cold stratification. Graft or bud the desired cultivar on the seedlings.

Cuttings

Graft or bud cultivars onto the chosen rootstock.

Special features of Peach 'Oribi'

Attractive flowers

Blossoms appear before the leaves in late winter making an impressive pink show.

Other uses of Peach 'Oribi'

Edible

The fruit is edible fresh, dried, cooked or preserved.