Growing Miniature Peaches in PNW

From blossoms to ripe peaches in PNW (Seattle, Washington). Last year, I forgotten to thin out my baby peaches and the entire branch broke! For example, if my tree had 200 blossoms only 100 will make it to fruit set. And, now I have the choice to let natural fruit drop or I can hand thin. When baby peaches reaches 1 inch its time to thin them out. I space my peaches keeping them 3-5 inches apart. My miniature peaches are very tightly clustered so I often thin them more than non-miniature peaches trees. Looking forward to ripe peaches in early July!


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Is anyone else growing miniature peaches or nectarines care to share about what varieties you grow and how they taste?

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I have needed to put a lot of supports under by peach branches. I let all my peaches grow so there are enough pieces for the squirrels and myself.

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I am going to try to get 2 Honey Babe peaches next year. I hear they taste quite good. I would be growing them now but when I was looking in January everyone was sold out already and they do not sell them at our local nurseries.

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