The Red Leaf Peach Rubira is an excellent fruit tree which also has ornamental qualities due to an exceptional breaking, it is long ruby red leaves that eventually become purple, making this tree particularly decorative.
First, in April, it is adorned with beautiful pink flowers, this spring bloom is always very appreciable. Subsequently, Prunus persica rubira produces, from the month of July and sometimes until September, small fruits very dark red almost purple. These peaches, edible without the tree needing to be grafted, are juicy and sweet. They can be crunched as is or prepared in pie or jam for example.
Prunus persica rubira is a self-fertile variety, native to China, very resistant: the peach tree can withstand negative temperatures down to -35 ° C. In addition to the interest in its fruits, Prunus persica rubira has a very decorative advantage thanks to its crimson foliage.
The Red Leaf Peach Rubira requires slightly acid to normal soil. Supporting all exposures, it can be conducted in stem or half-stem depending on the desired effect without the need for a rootstock.
Isolated in your garden or in a group in a small orchard, the Red Leaf Peach Rubira combines the pleasure of the eyes with its flowers and its beautiful foliage, with the pleasures of the mouth thanks to its good fruits.