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Peach 'Avalon Pride' Tree - Prunus persica - Bare Root

Code: TR0310
Peach 'Avalon Pride' Tree - Prunus persica - Bare Root
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Peach 'Avalon Pride' Tree - Prunus persica - Rooting Wrapped

This is a delicious, mouth-watering peach, sweet and full of juice; it is resistant to peach leaf curl disease, and grafted to a rootstock which protects against frost damage. Discovered by chance by Miss Pride, or Washington State, this tree makes peach growing a lot easier in the UK, which means you barely have to lift a finger in order to be rewarded with beautiful peaches.

Characteristics

  • Flower Colour: pink
  • Foliage Colour: green
  • Approx. Growth Height: 4m
  • Flowering Period: spring (April - May)
  • Harvesting Period: August
  • Season of Use: August - September
  • Growing Habit: bush, cordon, espalier, fan
  • Uses: eating fresh, cooking, jam
  • Hardiness: fully hardy
  • Exposure: exposed, sheltered
  • Self pollinating: yes - (see 'Pollination' section below)
  • Rate of Growth: fast
  • Scented: barely
  • Wildlife friendly - attracts bees and other pollinating insects

Requirements

  • Light Requirements: full sun
  • Soil Requirements: neutral, clay, loam, sand
  • Moisture: moist, well-drained, moderately fertile

Caring and Maintenance

Water young trees regularly until roots are well established. Trim annually from mid to late summer. Apply some fertilizer in spring in order to promote healthy growth and a good crop. Optionally, mulch in spring. Check tree ties regularly and loosen any if necessary to avoid rubbing of the stems.

Planting

  • Planting Distance: 5m between rows

Suited to almost all well-drained and moderately fertile soils with pH between 6.5 and 7.5 in an exposed or sheltered location in full sun.
Before planting your tree, clean up all wandering weeds and keep a clean ring around the tree base. Water well during the first year until well established.

Autumn is the best season for planting fruiting trees, as the soil moisture and heat allow easier and faster root establishment and regeneration of damaged root systems.

Pollination:

  • Pollination Group: Self pollinating

Fruit trees will only produce fruit if their flowers have been pollinated. This is usually done by flying insects such as honey bees, bumblebees, flies, wasps etc. This tree is self-pollinating; it produces compatible flowers that can pollinate each other. However, even self-fertile varieties tend to crop better when another cultivar is planted nearby for pollination. Although this is not necessary to produce fruit, it will offer improved crops. The two trees will have to be near each other for the pollination process to be successful. The general consensus is that the two trees should be within 18m (55ft) of each other. To make things a bit easier fruit trees are categorised into different pollination groups. Just remember that the fruit must be of the same species but of a different variety; only an apple tree can pollinate another apple tree. However, if you buy two of these 'Avalon Pride' trees, they will not offer each other any of the additional benefits of cross pollination.

The pollination groups are numbered 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 or 6, according to flowering time. Best results will be obtained if one variety is planted near another apple tree of the same group. In the UK, because of our longer spring, you can also choose a partner from a group on either side (so an ideal pollination partner for group 3 would be one in group 2, 3 or 4).

Optional Extras
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This is a typical example of our root wrapped trees that you will receive - note the fruit/ornamental trees we stock will vary in appearance according to species and season. Please be aware that the compost around the roots is there just to keep them moist and will fall away when unwrapped, leaving a bare-rooted plant. You can mix this compost with your soil when planting your tree.
 
Customer Reviews

Average Rating: 4.7/5 (6 reviews)

Rating: 5/5

"Planted next day,after a soak at night.Now growing ok."

Reviewed Wednesday, 18 May 2016

Rating: 4/5

"The tree was very well packed and arrived in a good state."

Reviewed Tuesday, 15 March 2016

Rating: 5/5

"The tree arrived in excellent condition. Very well packaged. We were very impressed with the service and will most certainly order more in future."

Reviewed Tuesday, 16 February 2016

Rating: 5/5

"My only complaint is the high cost of postage to northern ireland & this would put me off shopping with you in the future. Its excessive"

Reviewed Wednesday, 10 February 2016

Rating: 4/5

"arrived without any damage, good quality plant, as you would expect"

Reviewed Thursday, 31 December 2015

Rating: 5/5

"The tree I received was in excellent condition."

Reviewed Wednesday, 24 June 2015

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