A picture of a Peach 'San Pedro'

Peach 'San Pedro'

Prunus persica 'San Pedro'

Also known as

Peach

Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

10a

USDA zone

-1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

7m

Max

7m

5m

Min

5m

3 years to reach maturity

Fruiting

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Trees blossom during early August. Fruit ripens during the first weeks of November.

Peach 'San Pedro' 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. San Pedro is a cling peach with a red skin set against a yellow background. The flesh is slightly acidic.

Common problems with Peach 'San Pedro'

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 'San Pedro' Companion Plants

How to propagate Peach 'San Pedro'

Seed

Sow pips after cold stratification to give rise to seedlings.

Cuttings

Graft the cultivar onto the desired seedlings / rootstock.

Special features of Peach 'San Pedro'

Attractive flowers

The blossoms appear before the leaving making a beautiful pink display.

Other uses of Peach 'San Pedro'

Edible

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