Espalier or fan trees are used against a wall; you will need not less than 180 x 180cm’s for a fan or espalier tree. Please note we do not supply ready trained trees; thisIrish Peach is a young tree suitable for training yourself, in situ. Such trees usually settle to cropping within 2 or 3 seasons
Iris Peach - this very old variety has it’s origins traced to County Sligo in ireland, back in 1819. A valued early variety that can be enjpyed straight from the tree.
Irish Peach Apple tree – Season:
Very early, pick and eat straight from the tree in early August, sometimes even earlier.
Irish Peach - appearance:
Circular to conical, small to medium in size, then pale yellow ground colour heavily flushed with dark red.
Irish Peach apple trees
Good flavour; fresh and sprightly with a good balance of sweetness and acidity. Does not store.
A fresh dessert apple.
Cropping & Growth
Vigorous, high yielding, partially tip bearing.
Irish Peach - Pollination:
‘A’ pollination group, use varieties with the same or adjacent groups to pollinate successfully. Here are some suggested varieties:
Tree sizes for Irish Peach apple trees:
is a miniature stock, ideal for very small gardens, pots on the patio etc. Grows to around 180cm’s. Good hearty soil is preferred.
is classed as dwarfing and a good intermiate stock. Matures to 200cm’s plus with a similar spread. M9 is heavy cropping and promotes larger fruits, but needs permanent staking and good soil.
stock Is classed as semi-dwarfing. Does well on poorer soil. Reaches 300cm’s+ with the same spread.
is vigorous and the best choice for where a larger ‘orchard sized’ tree is required. Grows 4m+ with the same spread and suitable for most soils.