Prunus persica 'Double Red' /Double Red Peach

Prunus persica 'Double Red'  / Prunus persica 'Double Red'
A double-flowering ornamental peach
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A double-flowering ornamental peach

Very close-up of the double flowers on this ornamental peach

In flower in March

In heavy flower

A mass of red blossoms

Branches can be cut with buds to open indoors

Flowers last about 5-7 day after opening

A flowering peach tree in spring

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Scientific Name: Prunus persica 'Double Red'
Common Name: Double Red Peach
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 8-10 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Red
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: High
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: Double flowering selections make excellent spring flowering trees in the Upper South where they receive sufficient number of chilling hours to satisfy their dormancy. They have several insect and disease problems that normally make them relatively short-lived trees.