'Dwarf peach' is a Peach variety in the Prunus genus with a scientific name of Prunus persica. When ripe, fruit appear in these approximate colours: Hansa yellow and Congo pink. Dwarf peach grows as a Perennial and is a Fruit. Being a Perennial, it tends to grow best over several years (approx 3 years and greater). Dwarf peach normally grows to a max height of 17.88 feet (5.50 metres metric).
Dwarf peach 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 Dwarf peach
Plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Dwarf peach 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). USDA Hardiness Zone 5 to 9 are typically the USDA Hardiness Zones that are appropriate for this plant (although this can vary based on your microclimate). Ideally plant in loamy and sandy soil and try to keep the ph of your soil between the range of 4.5 and 7.5 as Dwarf peach likes to be in moderately acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil.
Growing Dwarf peach from seed
Transplanting Dwarf peach
Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Dwarf peach is a hardy plant.
Harvesting Dwarf peach