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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


10-14 Feet



8-12 Feet

USDA Hardiness Zone 5-8


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.


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