A picture of a Peach 'Neethling'

Peach 'Neethling'

Prunus persica 'Neethling'

Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

H3

RHS hardiness

-5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

7m

Max

8m

5m

Min

5m

3 years to reach maturity

Fruiting

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Trees flower during the latter half of winter. Fruit ripen during mid-February.

Peach 'Neethling' 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. Neethling is a cling peach with a yellow skin and yellow flesh. It is suitable for canning.

Common problems with Peach 'Neethling'

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 'Neethling' Companion Plants

How to propagate Peach 'Neethling'

Seed

Sow seed in Spring after cold stratification. Graft or bud on the seedlings the cultivar youwould like to harvest one day.

Cuttings

Graft or bud varieties onto rootstocks.

Special features of Peach 'Neethling'

Attractive flowers

Blossoms appear before the leaves making a show of pink.

Attracts useful insects

Bees pollinate the blossoms.

Other uses of Peach 'Neethling'

Edible

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