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Avalon Pride

Avalon Pride peach trees for sale

  • 1.1-year maiden bare-root tree 24.95
    St. Julien rootstock
    Medium size (2.5m-3m after 10 years)
    Out of stock


History

Although it looks like a modern invention, Saturn is actually quite an old peach variety. It is thought to originate from China, and was known in early Victorian times under various names including Flat China, China Peach and Java Peach. It is also known as a Flat Peach or Donut Peach.



Avalon Pride characteristics

  • Using

    • Picking period (southern UK):early August
    • Picking season:Mid
    • Cropping:Light
    • Keeping (of fruit):1-3 days
    • Food uses:Eating fresh
  • Growing

    • Gardening skill:Average
    • Self-fertility:Self-fertile
    • Flowering group:3
    • Vigour:Average vigour
  • Problems

    • Peach leaf curl:Some susceptibility
    • Disease resistance:Good
  • Climate

    • Climate suitability:Temperate climates, Warm climates
    • Summer average maximum temperatures:Warm (25C - 30C / 76F - 85F), Hot (>30C / 86F)
  • Identification

    • Country of origin:United States
    • Period of origin:1950 - 1999
    • Fruit colour:Orange / Red