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Hi Gothic, I'd recommend one I grow myself "Avalon Pride" on "Mont Clare" rootstock. It is peach leaf curl resistant and grows to about 2m x 2m. Mine gives a good crop of full size peaches in a south-facing front garden. Due to the relatively small size I don't think you need to worry about roots damaging foundations.
Yes Gothic - no other peach trees anywhere near me. Blossom is very attractive too.
Can't help on the apricot but will be keeping an eye on this thread in case anyone recommends one - after one myself.
I'm thinking of an apricot and will be taking advice and buying from here http://www.readsnursery.co.uk/categories/Apricot-Trees/ - they're really helpful and the fruit trees I've had from them have been superb (and I'm not related to them in any way )
Hiya Bob, I grow 2 varieties of peaches but peach leaf curl is an issue so I'm interested in your resistant variety. No leaf curl at all? Apricots seem to get some leaf curl too in my experience.
Hi Verdun, it's almost completely resistant - perhaps 5 to10 curled leaves a season which I just pick off as I see them. When I first planted it I missed a sucker growing from below the graft - on that small branch, every single leaf was affected (which is how I spotted it!)
Will check it out