Flowering peach flowers produce no fruit.

Since it does not produce an abundance of cumbersome fruit, flowering peach, Prunus persica, does not need the aggressive pruning while dormant through winter that fruiting peach requires, and can get significantly larger. However, tip pruning after bloom instead promotes shrubbier growth that blooms more prolifically the following spring. The fluffy double flowers are clear white, bright pink or rich pinkish red. ‘Peppermint’ flowering peach has red and white flowers, with a few flowers that are only white, and sometimes a few that are only red.

2 thoughts on “Flowering Peach

    1. Flowering peach and fruiting peach are both Prunus persica, so some have cumbersome fruit, and others do not. I suspect that fruiting sorts are more popular elsewhere like they are here.

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