Seed Swaps

Peach 'Golden queen'

Prunus persica

  • 2 plantings
  • 0 available for swap
  • 0 wanted
  • 0 stashed

'Golden queen' is a Peach variety in the Prunus genus with a scientific name of Prunus persica. 'Golden queen' is considered a heirloom cultivar. The Golden Queen is reputed to have first been grown in New Zealand in the garden of a Mrs Reeves in Tauranga. Velvety skinned peaches were once popular for bottling. The fruit can be ‘freestone’, where the flesh easily separates from the stone, or ‘clingstone’ varieties.

A popular cultivar for those who prefer a firm fleshed clingstone peach. ‘Golden Queen’ is excellent for preserving and has a very good flavour when eaten fresh. The skin and flesh are a rich yellow colour.
Maturity: Late season.
Tree Size: Tree grows to approximately 4 × 4 metres.

This variety is a Fruit that typically grows as an Perennial, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of three years or more.

Golden queen 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.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Golden queen have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Golden queen

Growing Golden queen from seed

Transplanting Golden queen

Harvesting Golden queen