3 years to reach maturity
Trees flower during late Winter. Fruit ripen in early Summer.
Peach 'Summer Sun' 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. Summer Sun is a large yellow cling peach, recommended for summer rainfall areas.
Common problems with Peach 'Summer Sun'
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 'Summer Sun' Companion Plants
How to propagate Peach 'Summer Sun'
Sow seed in Spring after a cold winter stratification.
Graft or bud the cultivar you would like to harvest onto the seedling / rootstock.
Special features of Peach 'Summer Sun'
The blossoms appear before the leaves making a beautiful show of pink flowers in early spring.
Other uses of Peach 'Summer Sun'
The fruit is edible fresh, dried, cooked or preserved.