3 years to reach maturity
Trees flower during late August. Fruit ripen during the last weeks of October. Very ripe fruit will bruise easily.
Peach 'Excellence' 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. Excellence is self compatible so its does not need a cross pollinator. Excellence is a free-stone peach with a red skin set against a yellow background.
Common problems with Peach 'Excellence'
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 'Excellence' Companion Plants
How to propagate Peach 'Excellence'
Sow seed after cold stratification. Graft or bud desired cultivar on seedling rootstock.
Varieties are grafted or budded onto rootstocks.
Special features of Peach 'Excellence'
The blossoms appear before the leaves in early spring making a beautiful show of pink flowers.
Other uses of Peach 'Excellence'
The fruit is edible fresh, dried, cooked or preserved.