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Prunus persica 'Peppermint' /Peppermint Peach

Prunus persica 'Peppermint'  / Prunus persica 'Peppermint'
A tree with three colors of flowers growing in Charleston, SC
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A tree with three colors of flowers growing in Charleston, SC

Each spring this tree causes quite a sensation with three colors of flowers on the same tree

Close-up image of double flowers on this ornamental selection

Canopy of both pink and rosy-pink flowers

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Scientific Name: Prunus persica 'Peppermint'
Common Name: Peppermint Peach
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 15-20 feet
Spread: 15 - 20 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Various
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: High
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
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Comments: Three colors of flowers on the same tree--light pink, pink and red--make a spectacular show in spring. As a specimen, accent or in groups this is an eyecatcher. Insect and disease problems make this and all peaches high maintenace choices.