Belonging to the Prunus genus (Prunus persica 'Red Skin'), Red Skin is a variety of Peach. Red Skin grows as a Perennial and is a Fruit. Being a Perennial, it tends to grow best over several years (approx 3 years and greater). Red Skin normally grows to a max height of 17.88 feet (5.50 metres metric).
Red Skin Peach needs a moderate amount of maintenance, so some level of previous experience comes in handy when growing this plant. Ensure that you are aware of the soil, sun, ph and water requirements for this plant and keep an eye out for pests.
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How to grow Red Skin
Plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Red Skin is thought of as hardy, so it can be safe to leave outdoors for the majority of winter (although if in doubt, using a row cover is often a good idea). The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Red Skin are Zone 5 and Zone 9. Planting Red Skin in loamy and sandy soil with a ph of between 4.5 and 7.5 is ideal for as it does best in moderately acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil.
Growing Red Skin from seed
Transplanting Red Skin
As Red Skin is hardy, ensure temperatures are mild enough to plant out - wait until after your last frost date to be on the safe side.
Harvesting Red Skin