Information About Peach Trees

Who doesn’t love the sweet taste of a plump, juicy peach? When you know how to grow a peach tree, you can soon enjoy these scrumptious fruits every year from your own garden. The following pages are loaded with growing tips for peach trees so you can do just that. You’ll learn how to manage problems with peaches and what it takes to ensure adequate peach tree care. So keep reading to reap the benefits from growing your own peaches.

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Peach Leucostoma Canker: Information About Cytospora Peach Canker

By Tonya Barnett, (Author of FRESHCUTKY)

Peach leucostoma canker is a common source of frustration among home orchardists, as well as commercial fruit growers. Prevention and management of this fungal disease is of the utmost importance. This article aims to help with that.

Tree Girdling Technique: Learn About Girdling For Fruit Production

By Teo Spengler

While stripping bark off a tree trunk all the way around is likely to kill the tree, you can use a specific tree girdling technique to increase fruit yield in a few species. Click this article for more information about tree girdling techniques.

Caring For Purple Leaf Peach Trees – Tips On Growing A Purple Leaf Peach Tree

By Amy Grant

Not all peach trees have the typical green foliage. There are actually peaches with reddish purple leaves that tend to be on the smaller side, thus more easily harvested. These dwarf purple leaf peach trees add pizzazz to any landscape. Learn more in this article.

Peach Tree Pruning – Learn The Best Time To Prune A Peach Tree

By Amy Grant

Peach trees need to be pruned annually to promote yields and general tree vigor. When is the best time to prune back a peach tree? The following article contains information on how and when to prune a peach tree along with other helpful information.

Can Peach Trees Grow In Pots: Tips On Growing Peaches In A Container

By Amy Grant

Some fruit trees do better than others when grown in containers. How about peaches? Can peach trees grow in pots? Click on the following article to find out how to grow peach trees in containers and about container peach tree care.

Growing A Flowering Peach Tree: Is An Ornamental Peach Edible

By Amy Grant

The ornamental peach tree is a tree developed specifically for its ornamental attributes, namely its lovely spring blossoms. Do ornamental peach trees bear fruit? If so, is an ornamental peach edible? Find answers to these questions in this article.

What Are Peach Twig Borers: Learn About The Peach Twig Borer Life Cycle

By Jackie Carroll

Peach twig borers are the larvae of plain-looking gray moths. They damage new growth by boring into the twigs, and later in the season they bore into the fruit. Find out how to manage these destructive pests in this article.

Treating X Disease In Peaches: Symptoms Of Peach Tree X Disease

Despite the name, peach tree X disease, isn?t limited to peaches, as it can also affect nectarines and wild chokecherries, and has done extensive damage to cherry crops. Click this article to learn more about peach tree X disease.

Peach Tree Leaf Spot: Learn About Bacterial Spot On Peach Trees

By Amy Grant

Bacterial spot on peach trees results in loss of fruit and the overall malaise of trees caused by recurrent defoliation. Also, these weakened trees are more susceptible to winter injury. Learn more about the disease and its treatment in this article.

Spraying Peach Trees: What To Spray On Peach Trees

Peach trees are relatively easy to grow, but the trees need regular attention, including frequent peach tree spraying, to remain healthy and produce the highest possible yield. Click this article for a typical schedule for spraying peach trees.

Saving Peach Seeds – How To Store Peach Pits For Planting

By Liz Baessler

If you?re looking to eat more of your beloved peaches, go buy some more. If you?re looking for an adventure in gardening and a new variety of peach that may be even more delicious, then click this article to learn how to store peach pits.

Clingstone Vs Freestone: Learn About Different Stones In Peach Fruit

By Amy Grant

Peaches are members of the rose family, amongst which they can count apricots, almonds, cherries and plums as cousins. Narrowing down their classification comes down to the types of stones in peaches. What are the different peach stone types? Find out here.

Peach Tree Cold Protection: How To Prepare A Peach Tree For Winter

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Peach trees are one of the least winter hardy stone fruits. Most varieties are suitable for USDA zones 5 to 9, but surprise snaps happen in warmer regions. Peach tree cold protection starts with species selection and planting location. This article will help.

Peach Tree Harvesting: When And How To Pick Peaches

By Amy Grant

Peaches are one of the nation?s most beloved rock fruit, but it?s not always easy to know when a peach should be harvested. What are some of the indicators that it is time for picking peach fruit and how to do it? This article will help with that.

Is My Peach Tree Still Dormant: Help For Peach Trees Not Leafing Out

By Jackie Carroll

Peach trees not leafing out can be a serious problem that may leave you wondering if you?ve done something wrong. When a peach tree has no leaves, you can blame the weather. Read here to learn more.

Peach Tree Fruiting – What To Do For A Tree With No Peaches

By Jackie Carroll

Peach trees not bearing fruit is a problem that frustrates many gardeners. This need not be the case. Learn more about the causes for a tree with no peaches and find a solution in this article.

Brown Spot On Peach Fruit: Learn About Peach Scab Treatment

By Susan Patterson, Master Gardener

Growing peaches in the home garden is very rewarding. Unfortunately, peaches are prone to disease. Finding a brown spot on peach fruit may be an indication of peach scab disease. Learn more here.

Why Do Peach Trees Need Cold And Chilling Requirements Of Peaches

By Jackie Rhoades

Have you ever heard of low or high chill peach trees? Chilling requirements for peaches are an essential part of fruit production. Why do peach trees need cold and how much cold do they need? Find out here.

Peach Tree Thinning – How And When To Thin A Peach Tree

By Jackie Rhoades

Many backyard gardeners consider their peach trees to be strictly ornamental because of the poor crop they produce. This needn't be the case, though. Thinning fruits may be the answer. This article will help.

Peach Tree Dropping Fruit – Why Peach Fruit Is Falling Off Tree

By Jackie Rhoades

Your peach tree was a spring delight covered in beautiful blossoms and then tiny little swollen nubs of peaches to come. And then it happens - it starts dropping fruit! Read here to find out what to do.

Planting Peach Seeds – How To Grow A Peach Tree From A Pit

By Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden

While they may not look or taste just like the originals, it is possible to grow peaches from seed pits. If you're interested in growing peaches from seed, then the following article will help with that.

Peach Leaf Curl Treatment And Symptoms

By Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden

Peach tree leaf curl is one of the most common disease problems affecting nearly all peach and nectarine cultivars. This fungal disease affects all aspects of these fruit trees. Learn about peach leaf curl in this article.

How To Treat Trees With Brown Rot

By Jackie Rhoades

Brown rot fungus is a fungal disease that can devastate stone crop fruits such as nectarines, peaches, cherries and plums. Learn more about this disease and how to control it in this article.

Fertilizing Peach Trees: Learn About Fertilizer For Peach Trees

By Heather Rhoades

Home grown peaches are a treat. And one way to ensure you get the best peaches possible from your tree is to make sure you are properly using fertilizer for peach trees. Get peach fertilizing tips in this article.

Tips For Peach Tree Borer Control

By Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden

One of the most destructive pests to peach trees is the peach borer. These pests feed under the bark of trees, weakening them and leading to death. Read here to learn how to control peach tree borers.

Peach Tree Care: Common Peach Diseases

By Kathee Mierzejewski

Grow a peach tree in your yard and you'll never go back to store-bought fruit. That is, unless you ignore the warning signs of common peach diseases and your tree succumbs to one of them. Click here for more info.

Peach Tree Care: How To Grow Peaches

By Kathee Mierzejewski

If you are growing peach trees, you know that they require lots of sunshine. Additional care of peach trees is not too difficult either. Read this article to learn more about peach tree care in the landscape.

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