A picture of a Peach 'Summer Gold'

Peach 'Summer Gold'

Prunus persica 'Summer Gold'

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

3m

Min

5m

3 years to reach maturity

Fruiting

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Trees flower in end of winter. Fruit ripen during early Summer.

Peach 'Summer Gold' Overview

Summer Gold is a yellow cling peach with yellow flesh. It is recommended for canning. 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.

Common problems with Peach 'Summer Gold'

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 'Summer Gold' Companion Plants

How to propagate Peach 'Summer Gold'

Seed

Sow seed in Spring after a cold period of 3 months.

Cuttings

Graft or bud on the cultivar you would like to harvest onto the seedling / rootstocks.

Special features of Peach 'Summer Gold'

Attracts useful insects

Bees pollinate the blossoms.

Attractive flowers

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

Other uses of Peach 'Summer Gold'

Edible

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