Belle of Georgia Peach (Prunus persica)
Category: Fruit & Nut Trees
Belle of Georgia Peach is a variety of fruit bearing tree that produces large fruits with luminous red flowering. This fruit tree daily needs a minimum of 6 hours to 8 hours of sunshine and regular water. These trees are not famine tolerant. The Belle of Georgia Peach tree is self-fertile and do not need another tree to generate fruit. This tree variety has a fast growth rate and it grows well in full sun. The tree grows well in selected soil types, such as sandy and well drained soils. When fully grown the tree attains a circular shape with its widespread branches.
A matured Belle of Georgia Peach is capable of attaining a height that ranges from 15 feet to 25 feet, with the widespread branches that spread between 8 feet and 20 feet.
The leaves of the tree are smaller in size, with light green in color.
The tree produces flowers during the month of April and their color ranges from brilliant pink to luminous red.
The tree produces big size fruits and they attain the red color when fully ripened. These creamy fruits are extremely firm, highly tasted and are a traditional favorite. These fruits have blushed red coverings and yellow-cream underlines. The fruit is sugary and juicy, ideal for consuming right off the tree, canned or baking for winter use
This Belle of Georgia Peach tree establishes that edibles can be both decorative and tasty. This tree is particularly renowned for its profusion of pink, springtime blooms, which transforms the yard into an impressive welcome for the summer season. By means of their charming color and delicate aroma, the flowers of the tree are a strong attraction to butterflies and a variety of different pollinators. The summer plants fill in the tree properly, making for a pleasant shadow tree that offers release for the warmth of the summer season.
The lifespan of the Belle of Georgia Peach tree ranges from 15 years to 20 years.