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Irish Peach apple

Last updated 18 Mar 2013.

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Current rating: 4.2 out of 5. Total votes cast: 12

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17 Aug 2011 
Jim - Durham UK A wonderful peach aroma and flavour. First one picked this season 08-08-11 quite a soft and very juicy apple, delicious.

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A very early season apple, thought to come from Ireland, and a popular garden variety in the UK.

Irish Peach phototape


  • Species: Malus domestica
  • Originates from: Ireland
  • Introduced: Early 19th century
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 1110
  • UK National Fruit Collection accession: 2000-051


  • Bultitude apple group: 4. Flushed / striped, smooth, dessert / dual-purpose


  • Uses: Eat fresh
  • Flavour quality: Good
  • Harvest period: Early season
  • Use / keeping: Does not keep


  • Cropping: Good
  • Flowering period: Early-Mid season
  • Flowering group: 2
  • Fertility: Self-sterile
  • Ploidy: Diploid
  • Vigour: Slightly large
  • Gardening skill: Average
  • Fruit bearing: Tip-bearer


  • Climate suitability: Temperate climates


  • Mildew  - Some resistance
  • Bitter pit  - Some resistance
  • Cedar apple rust  - Some resistance


  • Woolly aphid  - Some resistance

References and further reading about this variety

  • Apples of England (1948)
    Author: Taylor
  • Fruit Expert
    Author: Hessayon

Irish Peach identification photos from official fruit collections



UK National Fruit Collection

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UK National Fruit Collection

Irish Peach identification photos from website visitors

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Irish Peach

Fruit tree register

Do you have a tree of this variety in your garden or orchard? If so please register the details here and contribute to our international register of fruit trees.

The following Irish Peach trees have been registered - click the name to view more details of each tree.

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Latest Spring blossom records for this variety

2018 season

  • 10th October  2018  - tree owned by Bec in Coleraine, Australia

2017 season

  • 19th October  2017  - tree owned by Neville in Tea Tree Gully, Australia
  • October  2017  - tree owned by Bec in Coleraine, Australia

2016 season

  • 14th November  2016  - tree owned by Neville in Tea Tree Gully, Australia

2015 season

  • 25th April  2015  - tree owned by Jon in Brigg, United Kingdom

2013 season

  • 23rd May  2013  - tree owned by Joybileefarm in Greenwood, Canada
  • 21st May  2013  - tree owned by Celia in Manchester, United Kingdom

2012 season

  • 2nd May  2012  - tree owned by Celia in Manchester, United Kingdom
  • 7th April  2012  - tree owned by Ute in Kilfenora, Ireland

2010 season

  • 26th April  2010  - tree owned by N. in Cambridge, United Kingdom

2009 season

  • 17th April  2009  - tree owned by N. in Cambridge, United Kingdom

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Latest harvest records for this variety

2018 season

    2017 season

      2016 season

      • August  2016  - tree owned by Matt in Blacklion, Ireland
      • 2nd week June  2016  - tree owned by Darylann in Crescent City, United States

      2015 season

        2013 season

        • 2nd week September  2013  - tree owned by Joybileefarm in Greenwood, Canada
        • 3rd week August  2013  - tree owned by DoorusOrchard in Kinvara, Ireland
        • August  2013  - tree owned by Matt in Blacklion, Ireland

        2012 season

        • January  2012  - tree owned by Katrina in Nelson, New Zealand

        2010 season

          2009 season

          • 2nd week August  2009  - tree owned by Clare in Bodorgan, United Kingdom

          Where to buy trees

          The following fruit tree nurseries offer Irish Peach apple trees for sale:

          • Keepers Nursery
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