A picture of a Peach 'Bonnigold'

Peach 'Bonnigold'

Prunus persica 'Bonnigold'

Also known as

Peach , Perske (Afr.)

Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

10a

USDA zone

-1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

6m

Max

10m

3m

Min

4m

3 years to reach maturity

Fruiting

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Trees flower towards the end of August. Fruit ripen during the last weeks of November.

Peach 'Bonnigold' 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. Bonnigold is self compatible so does not need cross pollination. Bonnigold is a cling peach with a yellow skin and yellow flesh.

Common problems with Peach 'Bonnigold'

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.

How to propagate Peach 'Bonnigold'

Seed

Sow seed in spring after a cold stratification. Graft or bud the desired cultivar on the seedlings.

Cuttings

Varieties are grafted or budded onto rootstocks.

Special features of Peach 'Bonnigold'

Attractive flowers

Peach trees have blossoms before most of the leaves appear, making a show of pink flowers.

Other uses of Peach 'Bonnigold'

Edible

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