Peach tree 'Bonanza'

Prunus persica 'Bonanza' | Also known as: Peach 'Bonanza' | Rating: 0 votes | Print / Pdf

Prunus persica or peach is a very common fruit bearing tree that produces delicious sweet and juicy edible fruit. A native of China and South Asia it will grow between four and ten metres in height. It has veined, lance shaped leaves and pink blossoms that bloom in early springtime. The fruits are a pinky orange colour, round in shape and have a furry skin. Peaches look similar to nectarines, but you can tell which is which as the nectarine has a smooth skin. Each fruit contains a large seed; peach stones or kernals are used as an abrasive element in many exfoliating beauty products. Peaches are used as an ingredient in a wide range of products from food and drink, to bath and household cleansing products. Peaches are the key flavour in the famous Bellini cocktail.

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Plant
Known dangers?
  • no
Height [m]
  • 2
Spread [m]
  • 1.5
Dominant flower colour
  • Pink
Flower Fragrance
  • No, neutral please
Flowering seasons
  • Early spring
  • Mid spring
  • Late spring
Foliage in spring
  • Green
Foliage in summer
  • Green
Foliage in Autumn
  • Orange-green
Propagation methods
  • softwood cuttings
  • grafting
  • budding
Growth habit
  • Spreading
  • Upright
Environment
Acidity
  • Neutral
Hardiness zone
  • Z5-9
Heat zone
  • H9-1
Winter temperatures [°C]
  • -29 - -1
Heat days
  • 0 - 150
Moisture
  • well-drained
  • well-drained but frequently watered
Soil type
  • sandy
  • loams
Sun requirements
  • Full sun
Exposure
  • Sheltered
Usage
Standard category
  • Trees & shrubs
  • Trees
Grown for
  • Edible fruit
Creative category
  • Kid Approved
Gardening expertise
  • intermediate
Time to reach full size
  • up to 10 years