Peach
Prunus persica 'Flordaking'

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee)
Genus: Prunus (PROO-nus)
Species: persica (PER-see-kuh)
Cultivar: Flordaking
Additional cultivar information: (aka Florida King)

Category
Edible Fruits and Nuts

Height
10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

Spacing
15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

Hardiness
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure
Full Sun

Bloom Color
Red

Bloom Time
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage
Deciduous
Good Fall Color

Other details

Soil pH requirements
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information

Propagation Methods
By grafting
By budding

Seed Collecting
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Foliage Color

Bloom Characteristics
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Water Requirements
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow