Garden Gold Miniature Peach Tree
A great miniature peach for cold climate growers where late spring frost threatens, Garden Gold Miniature Peach Tree is late flowering and late ripening. Trees are more vigorous than most genetic dwarf peaches but tops out at about 5 or 6 feet tall.
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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.
Rootstock Description: Garden Gold is grafted on Lovell Peach rootstock. Lovell is well adapted to different soil types.
Pollination Requirements: Self-fruitful
Hardiness: Hardy to minus 10°F.
Bearing Age: 2-3 years after planting
Size at Maturity: 4-5 ft. in height.
Fruit Skin: Yellow with red blush
Fruit Flesh: Yellow
Bloom Time: Mid March to Early April
Ripening Time: Mid June-Early July
Yield: 20+ 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: 6-9