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Suncrest Peach

Suncrest Peach

Suncrest Peach

Prunus persica 'Suncrest'

Suncrest Peach is an excellent choice for western areas. It ripens in mid-season about 10 days before Elberta and a few days before Cresthaven. It has large, round, firm fleshed, freestone fruit. It is sweet and very tasty. Mostly red over a yellow background.

Suncrest Peach Pricing

Item # Description Price
3014 Suncrest Peach - OUT OF STOCK FOR THE SEASON $0.00 Add Add to Cart

Height

10-14 Feet

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Spread

8-12 Feet


USDA Hardiness Zone 5-8

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Prunus persica 'Suncrest'
Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Suncrest is highly susceptible to bacteria spot, so should not be planted in those locations where it is a regular problem. It is hardy for most eastern peach growing areas.

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A Little History about Suncrest Peach

Grandpa was real excited when he first grew Suncrest because its fruit was a real improvement in the mid-season when there were not a lot of red peaches available. It has excellent qualities, except for its susceptibility to bacteria spot!

Prunus persica 'Suncrest' Characteristics & Attributes

Bloom Character
Self-fertile
Thin early for size
Thin heavily for size
Fruit Characteristics
Large fruit
Freestone
Growth Rate/Habit
Spreading habit
Average vigor
Early to bear
Very productive
Harvest Period
Mid-season
Other Attributes
Sweet
Very juicy
Site Requirements
Full Sun
Winter hardy
Skill Required
Average skill
Uses
Cooking or baking
Good for pies
Canning or freezing
High dessert quality