The care and nurturing of Purple Leaf Peach Trees, an unusual type of peach tree, is discussed in depth in this article. Types, such as the red leaf peach tree “Bonfire” are discussed and includes recommendations such as appropriate zones for planting these tress. It goes in to discuss, briefly, the care and maintenance needed for these types of tress. At the end of this article they provide links for further research of these Trees.
- “Bonfire” purple-leaf peach tree is fast-growing, survives cold temperatures, and retains color from spring to fall
- Fruit has less flavor than other peaches but is still edible, especially in preserves or pies
- All peach trees require regular maintenance: feeding, watering, pruning, and pest control
“Bonfire is also an excellent choice for those with smaller gardens or as a container grown tree.”