Veteran Peach Tree
Veteran Peach is highly productive. The fruit is medium in size and has a skin color that is golden with a slight red blush. The peach is freestone and firm, juicy, and somewhat coarse in texture. Grows very well in the Northwest United States.
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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: 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.
Taste: Sweet, firm, juicy
Fruit Skin: Golden with slight red blush
Fruit Flesh: Yellow
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: 4-8