Pollination of Peaches - Knowledgebase Question

Sandy, UT
Question by twhicker
August 25, 1998
I planted one dwarf peach tree two years ago. I recently read that you should plant two different apple varieties for cross-pollination, to get good fruit production. Do I need to plant a second variety of peaches?

Answer from NGA
August 25, 1998


You have nothing to worry about. While it's true that many tree fruits do require a pollinator tree of a different variety (apples and cherries, for example), most peach trees are self-fruitful. Enjoy those homegrown peaches!

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