Peach Seeds chinese Prunus Tree seed
Edible Fruits, Fragrant Showy Flowers, Fast Growth, Cold Tolerant
used extensively as rootstock for peach cultivars; this variety is a vigorous grower and extremely disease resistant. proven resistance to nematodes, more resistant to crown gall than other rootstocks and widely used and preferred for peaches, almonds and plums.
Leaf: Alternate, simple, lanceolate, serrated, 3 to 6 inches long, often curved along midrib, shiny dark green above, paler below.
Flower: White, pink to lavender, 1 inch across, solitary but often close together, appearing in early spring.
Fruit: Fuzzy drupe, 3 inches across, yellow and red, hard, ribbed pit inside encloses the seed, very delicious and juicy, ripens in midsummer.
Twig: New growth is red and green, later turns gray-brown, buds are blunt and gray fuzzy, spur shoots present.
Bark: Dark gray, initially smooth with elongated lenticels, later splits and becomes irregularly scaly.
Form: A small tree up to 15 to 25 feet with a spreading crown.
Growth rate: Fast
Plant Type: Deciduous Fruiting Tree
Height: 15 to 25 feet
Spread: 10 to 15 feet
Bloom Time: April
Sun: Full Sun
Drought tolerance: Moderate to High
Grow in average, medium moisture, well-drained soil in full sun. Prefers moisture-retentive soils with good drainage.
Culture: Best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed.
Scarification, cold stratification and moisture enhance germination.
Scarify: Soak in water for 24 hours
Stratify: Cold 90-120 days, 40 Degrees F
Germination: Sow 1” Deep