Belle of Georgia Peach Tree
A reliable old variety, Belle of Georgia peach is one we’ve gotten requests for over and over again and now we finally have it! Firm freestone flesh is tinged red and is immensely flavorful for fresh eating. Self-fruitful.
One of our favorite fruits, tree ripened Peaches and Nectarines are irresistibly delicious. Easier to grow than ever, you can harvest these delectable fruits in the Northwest and other regions of the US. Our leaf-curl resistant varieties are especially important to Northwest gardeners who do not want to spray their trees.
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Latin Name: Prunus persica
Site and Soil: Peaches and Nectarines like full to 1/2 day sun and well-drained soil.
Pollination Requirements: Self-fruitful
Hardiness: Minus 30° F or below.
Bearing Age: 2-3 years after planting
Size at Maturity: 10-12 ft. in height.
Taste: Sweet, flavorful
Fruit Skin: Red
Fruit Flesh: Yellow and red tinged
Bloom Time: Mid March – Early April
Ripening Time: Mid August
Yield: 50+ lbs.
Pests & Diseases: The foliage of Peaches and Nectarines can be damaged by Peach Leaf Curl. Plant resistant varieties or spray with copper 2 to 3 times during the winter. Clear, copper colored exudations on the trunk and branches are symptoms of bacterial canker. Copper sprays will also help protect your tree from this disease.
USDA Zone: 5-8