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Peregrine peach trees

Peregrin
  • Picking season: Mid
  • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
  • Flesh colour: White

A white-fleshed peach with an excellent flavour, well-suited to temperate climates.

This is a free-stone peach - the stone falls cleanly from the flesh.

Peregrine peach trees for sale

Pot-grown

All pot-grown trees are suitable for planting out in the garden, some are suitable for growing in containers.

  • PG11-year bush-trained 7L pot-grown tree St. Julien rootstock £38.50
    Large tree (3m-4m after 10 years)
  • PG22-year bush-trained 12L pot-grown tree St. Julien rootstock £43.50
    Large tree (3m-4m after 10 years)
    Out of stock
  • PG3Fan-trained 12L pot-grown tree Semi-vigorous rootstock £63.50
    Large tree (3m-4m after 10 years)
    Contact us

Bare-root

  • BR11-year bare-root tree St. Julien rootstock £24.45
    Large tree (3m-4m after 10 years)

How to grow

Peregrine is one of the most suitable peaches for growing in an English climate. It crops well and is hardy. However, it best grown in a sheltered location in good sun, or ideally trained as a fan against a south-facing wall.

Advice on fruit tree pollination.

History

Developed by Rivers of Sawbridgeworth, UK, in 1906.

Peregrine characteristics

Using

  • Picking monthAugust
  • CroppingGood
  • Picking seasonMid
  • Keeping (of fruit)1-3 days
  • Fruit persistenceNormal ripening
  • Flavour qualityVery good
  • WildlifeRHS perfect for pollinators
  • Food usesEating fresh
  • Cling-stoneFreestone

Growing

  • Gardening skillExperienced
  • Self-fertilitySelf-fertile
  • Flowering group3
  • VigourAverage vigour
  • SunlightPrefers full sun
  • PruningDo not prune

Problems

  • Peach leaf curlSome susceptibility

Climate

  • Climate suitabilityTemperate climatesWarm climates
  • Cold-hardinessProtect from frost
  • Summer average maximum temperaturesWarm (25-30C / 76-85F)Hot (>30C / 86F)

Identification

  • Country of originUnited Kingdom
  • Period of origin1900 - 1949
  • Flower colourPink - dark
  • Flesh colourWhite
  • Fruit colourRed - dark
  • Fruit sizeAverage
  • AwardsRHS Award of Garden Merit