Peach, Nemaguard Peach Prunus persica Nemaguard

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Botanical Name:

Prunus persica Nemaguard

Family:

Rosaceae

Genus:

Prunus

Species:

persica

Variety:

Nemaguard

Common Name:

Peach, Nemaguard Peach

Height:
15-20 ft
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
5

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Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: cold stratify for 90 -120 days.
Germination: sow 1-2" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
In a Nutshell:
* China is the world's largest producer of peaches and nectarines.
* The peach, Prunus persica, is a deciduous tree, native to North-West China, in the region between the Tarim basin and the north slopes of the Kunlun Shan mountains, where it was first domesticated and cultivated.
* Prune your peach trees in May, when they leaf out. Trim off any dead branches and leave most or all of the live wood. Never prune off all your new growth.
* Although its botanical name Prunus persica refers to Persia (present Iran) from where it came to Europe, genetic studies suggest peaches originated in China. more...
* Plant 15–20' apart .Years to fruit bearing is approximately 4-6.
Comments:

This seed imparts resistance to nematode attacks when used as a rootstock for peach varieties.