Fortyniner Peach Tree
Fortyniner Peach Tree is one of the biggest peaches we’ve ever seen and one of the most delicious too! The decadent freestone peaches are nearly the size of a softball and feature yellow fruit with a red blush, and golden flesh.
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Latin Name: Prunus persica
Site and Soil: Peaches and Nectarines like full to 1/2 day sun and well-drained soil.
RootstockDescription: Our Peaches and Nectarines are grafted on Lovell Peach rootstock. Lovell Peach is well adapted to different soil types.
Pollination Requirements: Self-fertile.
Hardiness: Hardy to minus 20°F or below.
Bearing Age: 2-3 years after planting
Size at Maturity: 10-12 ft. in height.
Fruit Skin: Yellow with red blush
Fruit Flesh: Golden
Bloom Time: Mid March to Early April
Ripening Time: Mid season
Yield: 50+ lbs.
Pests & Diseases: The foliage of Peaches and Nectarines can be damaged by Peach Leaf Curl. Plant resistant varieties or spray with copper 2 to 3 times during the winter. Clear, copper colored exudations on the trunk and branches are symptoms of bacterial canker. Copper sprays will also help protect your tree from this disease.
USDA Zone: 5