Form: Bareroot (Potted trees in stock soon)
Size: Semi Dwarf, eventually reaching between 6ft - 9ft
Nearly all peaches are self fertile however they benefit from hand pollination also.
Peach Amsdan is an An American-bred white dessert peach variety, Peach and offers fruits when grown outside and has the great advantage in Ireland of ripening very early.
Grows best in warmer areas, trained against a warm wall outside. People aslo grow Peach Amsdan in a greenhouse or containerised in a Polytunnel.
The tree is moderately vigorous and yields aren’t high. What you do get is very delicious. Some resistance to peach leaf-curl, but outdoor crops should be protected from rain in winter and early spring, and hand-pollinated.
Site: Warm, sheltered
Soil: Any fertile, well drained soil
*Position: Full sun essential
Pick: Early-mid July
Keep: Eat as soon as ripe
Uses: Eating, cooking