3 years to reach maturity
Trees flower towards the end of Winter. Fruit ripen during mid Summer.
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Peach 'Sunsweet' 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. Sunsweet is a free-stone peach with a yellow skin and yellow flesh. The peach is suitable for drying.
Common problems with Peach 'Sunsweet'
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 'Sunsweet' Companion Plants
How to propagate Peach 'Sunsweet'
Sow seed in Spring after a cold stratification.
Graft or bud the cultivar of peach you would like to harvest one day onto the seedling / rootstock.
Special features of Peach 'Sunsweet'
The blossoms appear before the leaves making a beautiful show of pink flowers.
Other uses of Peach 'Sunsweet'
The fruit is edible fresh, dried, cooked or preserved.