Desert Gold Peach
Prunus persica 'Desert Gold'
Pronunciation: PROO-nus PER-see-kuh
|Description||This very vigorous and heavy-bearing tree offers fruit with exceptionally good flavor and sweetness for such an early variety. Its medium-sized semi-freestone fruit has firm yellow flesh and yellow skin with a red blush. Fragrant pink flowers adorn the green foliage on this self-fruiting tree. Tolerates heat and humidity. Requires 250 chill hours.|
|Watering||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Mature Size||Reaches 15 to 30 ft. tall and wide.|
|Special Features||Low Chill Requirement, Showy Fruit, Edible, Benefits Birds|
|Flower Attributes||Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Privacy Screen|
|Companion Plants||Coneflower (Echinacea); Honeysuckle (Lonicera); Lilac (Syringa); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Lavender (Lavandula); Rosemary (Rosmarinus)|
|Care||Provide humus-rich, slightly acidic, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly during the first few first growing seasons to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Prune to thin during dormant season; this results in new growth that produces the flowers and fruit.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-9
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.