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Irish Peach



A good summer apple believed to have originated in Ireland.

Origin: Ireland, 1819

Pollination: Irish Peach is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop.  Pollination partners

Irish Peach apple trees for sale

ItemPriceQuantity
M9 rootstock 1 year Maiden (Dwarfing) £20.50 Sold-out
MM106 rootstock 1 year Maiden (Semi-vigorous) £20.50

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History and description of Irish Peach

Irish Peach apple is believed to have arisen in Sligo, Ireland. Sent to the London Horticultural Society the nurseryman John Robertson of Kilkenny 1819. Popular in Victorian and Edwardian England when it was grown commercially in Kent.

Medium sized, round to round-conical fruit. Brownish red flush over a greenish yellow skin. Crisp, juicy, pale cream flesh. Good balance of sugar and acidity. Excellent flavour for a summer apple. Does not keep and best eaten from the tree. Vigorous tip bearing tree. Good cropper.

Characteristics of Irish Peach apple trees

UseDessert
ColourFlushed
FlavourSweet-sharp
Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeAug
Season of useAug
Tree vigourVigorous
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Fruit-bearingTip-bearer
CroppingGood
Suitable forNorthern Britain
Pollination date5
Pollination groupB
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners