A picture of a Peach 'Summer Sun'

Peach 'Summer Sun'

Prunus persica 'Summer Sun'

Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

H3

RHS hardiness

-5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

7m

Max

7m

5m

Min

5m

3 years to reach maturity

Fruiting

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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'

Seed

Sow seed in Spring after a cold winter stratification.

Cuttings

Graft or bud the cultivar you would like to harvest onto the seedling / rootstock.

Special features of Peach 'Summer Sun'

Attractive flowers

The blossoms appear before the leaves making a beautiful show of pink flowers in early spring.

Other uses of Peach 'Summer Sun'

Edible

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