A picture of a Peach 'Culemborg'

Peach 'Culemborg'

Prunus persica 'Culemborg'

Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

H3

RHS hardiness

-5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

4m

Max

5m

3m

Min

3m

3 years to reach maturity

Fruiting

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Trees are in full bloom by late Winter. Peaches ripen during early Summer (the last weeks of November).

Peach 'Culemborg' 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. Culemborg is a cling peach with white flesh. Its skin is green-white with a strong red blush. Uses: Culinary

Common problems with Peach 'Culemborg'

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.

How to propagate Peach 'Culemborg'

Seed

Grow seed in Spring after a 3 month cold winter period. Graft or bud the cultivar you would like to harvest on the seedlings.

Cuttings

Varieties are grafted or budded onto rootstocks.

Special features of Peach 'Culemborg'

Attracts birds

Attracts useful insects

Bees pollinate the blossoms.

Autumn colour

Other uses of Peach 'Culemborg'

Edible

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