Scarlet Prince Peach (Prunus persica ‘Scarlet Prince’)

Scarlet Prince Peach

Scarlet Prince Peach (Prunus persica ‘Scarlet Prince’) is a true royal fruit tree that has everything you love about a white peach in a small compact package!

Spring smothered your tree in the most brilliant reddish-pink blossoms! These ruffled beauties attract butterflies and beneficial pollinators, as well as the eye of everyone passing by your home! This small Peach tree fills out with a flourish of lush green foliage for the summer, crowning itself in long wavy green leaves to act as the perfect backdrop for the main attraction!

Fuzzy orbs of beautiful red fruit dangle from every branch and turn a bold red in the sun. Ripening around August, you’ll enjoy a great harvest for all your cobblers, peach pies, healthy snacking and lunches, as well as loads of preserves. That’s of course if you don’t eat them all fresh off the tree!

Planting and Application:

Gorgeous smaller trees like Scarlet Prince make it easy for small-space gardening, large container gardening, as well as easily tucking a new tree into an existing orchard or established landscape!

The brilliant blooms, the lush foliage and the beautiful Peaches all add to the ornamental appeal of this tree for front and back yard landscaping! Be sure to provide this tree a prominent place in your yard to best enjoy its beauty year-round.

  • Bold reddish-pink fragrant blossoms
  • Bright red fuzzy skin & juicy white flesh
  • August harvest time
  • Freestone Peaches for baking, preserves, smoothies, ice cream & fresh eating
  • Self-pollinating & space-saving

Tips for Care:

Fruit trees do their best in the full sun so they can really shine. Plant Scarlet Prince in an enriched, very well-drained site and top-dressed with a thick layer of mulch for insulation and to keep moisture levels more even.

  • Smaller fruit tree – requires little pruning or maintenance
  • Head over to read more in our Garden Blog – Fruit Tree Planting & Success Tips
  • Fertilize regularly with a good fruit tree food
  • Water regularly throughout the growing season
  • Cold hardy & heat tolerant

Gorgeous ornamental fruiting and flowering trees like the Scarlet Prince Peach tree add not just an aesthetic beauty to your landscape, but serves double duty in the kitchen as well!

Scarlet Prince Peach (Prunus persica ‘Scarlet Prince’) Details

Common name Scarlet Prince Peach
Botanical name Prunus persica 'Scarlet Prince'
Plant type Deciduous
Hardiness zone 5-8
Growth rate Medium
Harvest time Summer
Height 12 - 15 ft.
Width 12 - 15 ft.
Sunlight Full Sun
Moisture High
Soil condition Well Drained
Pollinator-friendly Yes
Pruning time Late Winter
Flower color Pink