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Peach Trees - Dwarf Bonfire Patio Peach

Scientific Name: Prunus persica "Bonfire"
Best Planted in USDA Hardiness Zone: 5-8.


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Plant Quick Guide

Growing Zones:


Mature Height:

4-6 ft

Mature Width:

4-6 ft


Full (6-8 hours)


5-6 ft

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Bonfire is a compact dwarf purple-leaf peach. White-fleshed fruit streaked with red ripens in September late. Fruits are clingstone with firm fruit used for canning, pickling, and pies. It can be eaten fresh but rubbery. Fruit turns red when cooked and makes an attractive pie. Bonfire makes a stunning landscape specimen with showy, pink double flowers in spring. Bonfire can be grown in a patio pot. At maturity, it can reach a height and width between 4-6 feet. USDA ZONES: Zones 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8.
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STEP 1) First, decide on a planting location. Consider carefully what kind of sun, soil, and growing-space your tree or shrub will need.
STEP 2) Once you've located the perfect spot, the hole you are digging must be at least double the width and as deep as the root system you are planting.
STEP 3) Remove the plant from the pot and place the root ball in the hole. The top of the root system should be level with the ground. Before placing the tree or shrub in the hole, use your hands to gently break up the root system.
STEP 4) Once the plant is in place, backfill the hole with native soil and any leftover potting material.
STEP 5) Pack down the soil to eliminate any air pockets.
STEP 6) When finished, water thoroughly.

Water the newly planted tree thoroughly whether outdoors or in a container. Do not add amendments or fertilizer the first year. If the tree is planted in sandy soil, water every three to five days; water about every two weeks when the tree is planted in heavier soils. Container-grown trees may need more frequent watering. It is better to water deeply and infrequently than to water often and shallowly. Reduce watering in the fall and winter. Fertilize the Bonanza peach tree in the spring and fall outdoors, using a balanced fertilizer such as 10-10-10. Container-grown trees need to be fed more often, but use a product with less nitrogen during the summer. Once fruit sets, spread rotted compost around a garden-grown tree to give it a boost. Spread a 2-inch layer of organic mulch around the base of the outdoor or container-grown tree during very hot, dry months to help retain moisture and keep the tree's roots cool. Do not allow the mulch to touch the trunk. Thin the branches as needed to improve air circulation by cutting them out with pruning shears. The tree produces best when pruned for a more open center area, but save heavy pruning for wintertime, while the tree is dormant. Cut away any dead limbs as you find them. Hand pick some un-ripened fruit to improve the quality of the crop. It is natural for peach trees to drop some fruit in June, but too many peaches may remain. As soon as the fruit is about 1 inch in diameter, remove all damaged fruit and fruit at the end of branches, then thin healthy fruit to 6 to 8 inches apart.

Customer Reviews

Based on 3 reviews
Walsta Jean-Baptiste
My most beautiful plant!

I love my bonfire peach! It is so beautiful. It even came with little peaches on it although I’m not sure if they will be edible this time around. My tree was very well packaged and arrived in excellent condition. I transplanted it a large plastic pot. The color is stunning. I will likely buy another one.


Will you ship to Vietnam? (1-2 trees)

Unfortunately, we can not ship internationally.

Wayne Scott
Bonsai peach

Arrived in fantastic shape. Packaged very well. Planted the same day. No signs of stress. Looki g forward to the peaches in the fall of 2020.
Thank you!

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