Peaches are wide fast growing trees that require careful pruning and maintenance in order to produce good quality fruit. Their vibrant pink flowers in spring are charming and attractive to pollinators.

Latin Name

Prunus persica


Family

Rosaceae


Type of Plant

Fruit
Tree

Bloom Season

April - April


Seasons

Fall
Spring

Specifications

Max Height: 25'
Max Spread: 25'

Uses

  • Edible
  • Flowering Tree

  • Sunlight Exposure

    Full Sun

    Attracted Wildlife

    Birds

    Colors


    Native Range

    Northwestern China


    History

    George Washington was fond of peaches and mentions them often, and Martha Washington used them to make Genoa paste.


    Other Details

    Polinator
    Grown by Washington

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