Crimson Rocket Peach Tree
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Crimson Rocket Peach Tree

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Full-Sized Peaches - Tiny Space Crimson Rocket™ Peach Tree!

  • Yellow Fruit With a Delightful Crimson Blush
  • Full-Sized Juicy Yellow Flesh
  • Sweet-Tart Firm Flesh
  • Fragrant & Frilly Pink Blooms
  • Large Freestone Fruit
  • Very Easy Care!
  • Early Season Harvest
  • Slim Tight Profile
  • Fresh Eating, Pies, Preserves & General Use
  • Container & Patio Sized
  • Full Sun
  • Self-Pollinating
  • Eary Producing & Fast Growing
  • ~800 Chill Hours

Don't believe you have room in your yard for a Peach Tree. Guess what? Now you do!

The Crimson Rocket™ shoots straight up to the sky and is filled with a juicy payload! Crimson Rocket™ Peach Tree (Prunus persica 'KV930455') is perfectly sized for urban gardens, patio containers and balcony planters. Without taking up too much space, you'll fill your kitchen with a delectable harvest!

Crimson Rocket™ has a much tighter profile and shorter stature, but the same great yields as larger Peach trees. And they don't need a pollinator! One tree will produce armloads of big, sweet, juicy Peaches. Plus they will give you their first crop one to two years after planting and grow 1-2 feet per year!

The easy-to-grow Peaches are firm, large and freestone and ripen early in the season. The trees are small enough that you could have your own urban orchard of Crimson Rocket™ Peach trees. Farmer's Market here we come!

Great for the beginning hobby orchardist and seasoned fruit growers alike, these small, columnar (not dwarf) trees will give you years of full-sized, juicy Peaches with ease.

Enjoy your fill of pies, preserves and more for fresh eating, plus plenty to give away to the neighbors! Without sacrificing much space to do it!

Delight in the great shape of these columnar trees and their spring show of lovely pink, fragrant blooms! Summer brings long, narrow green foliage that provides lush shade and tranquil privacy.

How to Use Crimson Rocket Peach Tree In The Landscape

Imagine picking them from your patio, your kitchen garden or your balcony. Anywhere you can plant a narrow tree that won’t take up much room, you’ll be able to enjoy amazing fresh fruit!

Rooftop gardens and container gardeners rejoice because this tree easily tucks into any sunny spot available! Prune smaller yet if needed! You can enjoy peaches anywhere!

Create formal walls and rows for privacy and screening you and your neighbors will enjoy, providing elegant floral displays, juicy fruit and dappled shade.

The gorgeous blooms make these fantastic ornamentals for dual-purpose gardening! Plant one as a beautiful specimen or focal point front and center in your front yard, or line your drive with lush shade trees, that just so happen to offer up a delightful harvest.

Reaching 10-14 feet in height, but only 6-8 feet wide, these columnar trees are fantastic a wide range of conditions and very adaptable!

Park one at the corner of your home to anchor your foundation plantings or other garden beds. Or stand a pair as sentries at the entrance to your garden or pathways. When maintained smaller, these are great container plants for your patio or terrace, where to can keep them within arms reach!

The gorgeous blooms are fantastic for early spring forcing so you can enjoy them indoors as well!

#ProPlantTips For Care

Loving full sun, fruit trees require at least 6 hours of direct sunlight a day for optimal fruiting and health. Hardy in USDA growing zones 5-8, this cold-hardy peach is ideal for a broad range of garden conditions.

Doing best in moderately moist soil and nearly all types, any well-drained soil medium that has been enriched with organic material. For best results, fertilize your tree regularly with Dr. Earth Fruit Tree Fertilizer or a good organic, slow-release fertilizer. Add Nature Hills Root Boosterwhile planting for a life-long symbiotic relationship with the tiny feeder roots.

Keep your fruit tree healthy with regular watering in the heat of summer and in times of drought. Container plants and new plants still getting established especially need careful attention to their moisture needs. A generous layer of mulch helps retain soil moisture as well as insulate the root system from heat and chill.

Easy care, easy to grow and requiring very little work to maintain, Crimson Rocket™ delivers so much more in return! Prune to keep an open canopy for air and sunlight to reach the interior of your tree, remove crossing branches, water growth and suckers. Read more on pruning your fruit tree and Peach tree care in our Garden Blog.

Rocket over today and enjoy the sweet nectar of summer Peaches from your own yard, no matter what size it is! Order your own Crimson Rocket™ Columnar Peach Tree today at NatureHills.com to get growing as soon as possible!

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Crimson Rocket Peach Tree Is Suited to Grow in Zones 5-8
Growing Zones 5-8
More Information
Botanical Name Prunus persica 'KV930455'
Type Deciduous
Mature Height 10 - 14 feet
Mature Spread 6 - 8 feet
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Soil Type Well Drained
Moisture Average
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color Pink
Harvest Time Early Season
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Fruiting Time 3-5 Years
When To Prune Late Winter
Fragrant Yes