22 May Prunus persica Dwarf Fruiting Peach
FEATURES: Delicious fruit follows a beautiful Spring blossom display. An ideal fruit tree for small gardens or courtyards as it grows 1-1.5m tall.
PLANTING: Choose an open sunny position in well-drained soil. Dig a hole twice the width of the roots. It is important to plant the young tree with the graft at least 10cm above the ground. Spread the roots out slightly, cover with soil and water in well. Do not place fertiliser in planting hole, as this may burn the roots. However some well rotted compost or very old animal manure will be beneficial. After planting spread mulch above the roots to retain soil moisture and suppress weeds. but keep away from the trunk.
FOR BEST RESULTS: Apply fertiliser to soil above roots as soon as growth begins in Spring and water in well. Correct pruning techniques are essential to the trees fruiting success