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Desiree® peach trees

Prunus persica 'Desiree'

Desiree is listed in the RHS Plants for Pollinators
Desiree is a self-fertile early-season yellow-fleshed peach.

Desiree peach trees for sale

  • Full-size 1-year bare-root tree $36.95
    Mature height: 16ft-24ft after 10 years
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Desiree is a new early-season yellow-fleshed peach, with a deep peach-red skin. The peaches ripen in mid-July in PA.

History

Desiree was developed by Rutgers University and released in 2006. It was originally known as NJ350.

Desiree characteristics

  • Gardening skillAverage
  • Self-fertilitySelf-fertile
  • Pollination group2
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • Bearing regularityRegular
  • WildlifeRHS Plants for Pollinators
  • Picking seasonEarly
  • UsesEating freshCulinary
  • CroppingGood
  • Keeping (of fruit)1 week
  • General resistanceAverage
  • Summer maximum temperaturesWarm (25-30C / 76-85F)Hot (>30C / 86F)
  • Chill requirementHigh-chill 850 hours
  • Country of originUnited States
  • Period of origin2000
  • Flesh colourGolden / Yellow
  • Fruit colorRed - dark
  • Fruit sizeAverage
  • Cling-stoneSemi-freestone