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Corinthian White Flowering Peach*

Prunus persica 'Corinthian White'

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Corinthian White Flowering Peach (Prunus persica 'Corinthian White') at Alsip Home and Nursery

Corinthian White Flowering Peach flowers

Corinthian White Flowering Peach flowers

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Corinthian White Flowering Peach (Prunus persica 'Corinthian White') at Alsip Home and Nursery

Corinthian White Flowering Peach in bloom

Corinthian White Flowering Peach in bloom

(Photo courtesy of NetPS Plant Finder)

* This is a "special order" plant - contact store for details

Height:  25 feet

Spread:  15 feet

Sunlight:  full sun 

Hardiness Zone:  5

Other Names:  Common Peach

Description:

A highly ornamental but rather sensitive tree for landscape use, featuring very showy double white flowers in early spring before the leaves on an upright columnar form; a tremendous and versatile feature tree related to the peach, but not grown its fruit

Ornamental Features

Corinthian White Flowering Peach is covered in stunning clusters of fragrant white flowers along the branches in early spring, which emerge from distinctive shell pink flower buds before the leaves. It has dark green foliage throughout the season. The narrow leaves turn yellow in fall. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.

Landscape Attributes

Corinthian White Flowering Peach is a deciduous tree with a narrowly upright and columnar growth habit. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.

This tree will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

  • Messy
  • Insects
  • Disease

Corinthian White Flowering Peach is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Accent
  • Vertical Accent
  • Hedges/Screening

Planting & Growing

Corinthian White Flowering Peach will grow to be about 25 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 15 feet. It has a low canopy with a typical clearance of 2 feet from the ground, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 40 years or more.

This tree should only be grown in full sunlight. It does best in average to evenly moist conditions, but will not tolerate standing water. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments, and will benefit from being planted in a relatively sheltered location. This is a selected variety of a species not originally from North America.

 

* This is a "special order" plant - contact store for details

 
 
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