A picture of a Peach 'Sunsweet'

Peach 'Sunsweet'

Prunus persica 'Sunsweet'

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

7m

Max

7m

5m

Min

5m

3 years to reach maturity

Fruiting

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Trees flower towards the end of Winter. Fruit ripen during mid Summer.

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Peach 'Sunsweet' 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. Sunsweet is a free-stone peach with a yellow skin and yellow flesh. The peach is suitable for drying.

Common problems with Peach 'Sunsweet'

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 'Sunsweet' Companion Plants

How to propagate Peach 'Sunsweet'

Seed

Sow seed in Spring after a cold stratification.

Cuttings

Graft or bud the cultivar of peach you would like to harvest one day onto the seedling / rootstock.

Special features of Peach 'Sunsweet'

Drought resistant

Attractive flowers

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

Other uses of Peach 'Sunsweet'

Edible

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