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Russian Almond vs Tzim Pee Tao Peach

Prunus tenella

Prunus persica Tzim Pee Tao Peach

Russian Almond
Tzim Pee Tao Peach

Russian Almond is a low maintenance, short, slightly suckering shrub. It is covered with attractive, bright pink flowers in early spring before its foliage emerges.

This hardy species forms dense thickets attracts wildlife. Russian Almond prefers full sun and well-drained soils, but can tolerate moist soils.

The nuts it produces are quite attractive but very small. They are bitter and possibly toxic in large quantities.

Check out our YouTube channel video of the Russian Almond here.

Tzim Pee Tao Peach (TPT) is a very cold hardy peach cultivar. The taste and form of these peaches is reported to be similar to the other cold hardy peach varieties.

This variety is resistant to powdery mildew, but has a shorter window to accept successful budding and chipping. Because it is relatively uniform in height and stem diameter when young, it is easy to work with in orchard production. This variety has a strong taproot.

Many find this rootstock to be both hardy and higher yielding than others This is a favourite choice for those in the BC interior and in Southern Ontario. The Tzim Pee Tao Peach (TPT) is considered to be true to seed.

RUSSIAN ALMOND QUICK FACTS

TZIM PEE TAO PEACH QUICK FACTS

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Zone: 2a
Zone: 4a
Height: 1.5 m (5 ft)
Height: 4 m (12 ft)
Spread: 1.2 m (4 ft)
Spread: 4 m (12 ft)
Moisture: dry, normal
Moisture: normal
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: full sun
Fall colour: red, orange, yellow
Flowers: bright pink
Flowers: pink
Nuts: small fuzzy nuts
Growth rate: medium
Growth rate: medium
Life span: short
Life span: short
Maintenance: medium
Suckering: medium
Suckering: medium





Other Names: dwarf russian almond