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Rochester



One of the best all round yellow fleshed peaches for the UK.

Origin: USA, 1900

Pollination: Rochester is self-fertile and a pollinator is not necessary for producing a crop.  Pollination partners

Rochester peach and nectarine trees for sale

ItemPriceQuantity
Krymsk 86 rootstock 2 year Fan Trained (Semi-vigorous) £49.50 Sold-out

Orders placed now will be delivered in the winter planting season.

History and description of Rochester

Rochester is a long established variety raised in early 20th century in the USA. It is one the most popular outdoor peaches in the UK. The fruit is large with an attractive red flush over an orange skin. The orange-yellow flesh is soft and juicy. It is sweet with a good flavour. It flowers late missing late frosts and giving more reliable crop. Like most peaches Rochester is susceptible to peach leaf curl.

Characteristics of Rochester peach and nectarine trees

UseDessert
ColourYellow Fleshed
Flavour
Fruit sizeLarge
Picking time
Season of useMid Aug
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habit
Fruit-bearing
CroppingHeavy
Pollination date0
Pollination group
Self-fertilitySelf-fertile
PollinatorsPollination partners