3 years to reach maturity
Trees flower during the latter half of winter. Fruit ripen during mid-February.
Peach 'Neethling' 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. Neethling is a cling peach with a yellow skin and yellow flesh. It is suitable for canning.
Common problems with Peach 'Neethling'
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 'Neethling' Companion Plants
How to propagate Peach 'Neethling'
Sow seed in Spring after cold stratification. Graft or bud on the seedlings the cultivar youwould like to harvest one day.
Graft or bud varieties onto rootstocks.
Special features of Peach 'Neethling'
Blossoms appear before the leaves making a show of pink.
Attracts useful insects
Bees pollinate the blossoms.
Other uses of Peach 'Neethling'
The fruit is edible fresh, dried, cooked or preserved.