Summer Gold is a yellow cling peach with yellow flesh. It is recommended for canning. 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.
Trees flower in end of winter. Fruit ripen during early Summer.
Sow seed in Spring after a cold period of 3 months.
Graft or bud on the cultivar you would like to harvest onto the seedling / rootstocks.
Attracts useful insects
Bees pollinate the blossoms.
The blossoms appear before the leaves making a beautiful show of pink.
China. The cultivar 'Summer Gold' was bred in the US by Zaiger Genetics.
Loam, Sand, Clay
Soil PH preference
The fruit is edible fresh, dried, cooked or preserved.
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.