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Belle of Georgia Peach

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Description

Grow old-fashioned “Georgia Peaches” right at home. Tree is bud-hardy through winter and early spring. Get crops of big, firm, white-fleshed fruit with a red cheek. Juicy-sweet fruit is best used for fresh eating, canning and delectable desserts. Originates from Georgia in the 1870s. Disease-resistant to bacterial leaf spot and brown rot. Freestone. Ripens in late August. Self-pollinating.

Characteristics

Bloom Color Pink
Bloom Time Late
Chill Hours 800
Fruit Color Red
Fruit Size Medium - Large
Pollination Self-pollinating
Ripens/Harvest Late August
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained - Average Moistness
Soil pH Level 6.0 - 7.0
Taste Sweet
Texture Firm, Juicy
Years to Bear 2 - 4
Zone Range 5 - 8

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 5 - 8
My Hardiness Zone ?
The USDA hardiness zones offer a guide to varieties that will grow well in certain climates. Each zone corresponds to the minimum winter temperatures experienced in a given area. Make sure that your hardiness zone lies within the zone compatability range of this variety before ordering.

Size & Spacing

Mature Size

When your tree matures, it will be approximately 12 - 15' tall x 12 - 15' wide.

Recommended Spacing

We recommend spacing these trees 12 - 15' apart to ensure room for growth.

Pollination

This variety is self pollinating.

In many cases, you may still want to plant pollinating partners to increase the size of your crops, but with self-pollinating varieties doing so is optional. You'll get fruit with only one plant!

Planting & Care

Learn all about how to grow peach trees in The Growing Guide. An entire section of our website dedicated to your growing success.

Shipping Information

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Why did you choose this?
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I already have 2 and gifting this one to a friend. I wonder why I didn't get a discount after entering the discount code.
Geo on Mar 26, 2020
A friend has one and the peaches are delicious! Also, a very pretty and healthy tree too.
Wendy Q on Feb 1, 2020
I already have 2 and gifting this one to a friend. I wonder why I didn't get a discount after entering the discount code.
Geo on Mar 26, 2020
White peaches are my favorite because they are so sweet, so I???m adding some to my little orchard.
Sue B on Feb 29, 2020
A friend has one and the peaches are delicious! Also, a very pretty and healthy tree too.
Wendy Q on Feb 1, 2020
harvest time
STEVE J on Jan 27, 2020
Trying something different.
Mariann J on Jan 18, 2020
my favorite peach
John n on Jan 13, 2020
Replacement tree
Joseph D on Jan 11, 2020
It is a late bloomer
Michael C on Jan 9, 2020
I need a dwarf size and this one is supposedly also resistant to brown rot. Fingers crossed
Kay H on Mar 9, 2019
We wanted a later blooming peach to extend the peach season for us.
Wally H on Feb 14, 2019
They say Georgia peaches are the best.
Delbert L on Feb 9, 2019
beginning orchard grower, still learning.
shawn a on Jan 31, 2019
Dwarf and self pollinating.
MARSHA W on Jan 29, 2019
White peaches are my favorite because they are so sweet, so I???m adding some to my little orchard.
Sue B on Feb 29, 2020
harvest time
STEVE J on Jan 27, 2020
will tree grow in a 10 gallon container?
maurice n on Feb 11, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Absolutely -- it's a dwarf size, so it would be easy to manage. This excellent article will answer your questions and provide good advice. Please see "Growing Fruit Trees in Containers" //www.starkbros.com/growing-guide/article/fruit-trees-in-containers-pt1
What is the rootstock for your Belle of Georgia Peach trees?
Holly I on Mar 5, 2020
BEST ANSWER: We appreciate you reaching out to us. We use several different rootstocks, depending upon the desired result and what is available. For that reason, we're unable to guarantee a specific rootstock.

If you have any further questions please don't hesitate to reach back out to us. Have a great day!
When does this type bloom? I need a later blooming tree because of frost in April.
Annetta P on Feb 6, 2020
BEST ANSWER: We appreciate you reaching out to us. This variety is an early-mid spring bloomer but its flowers are very cold hardy.

If you have any further questions please don't hesitate to reach back out to us. Have a great day!
I???m interested in getting a belle of Georgia peaches, would they do well in the Chicago, Illinois area?
Armando on Jan 24, 2020
BEST ANSWER: We appreciate you reaching out to us. This tree is hardy in zones 5-8. If you enter your zip code in the My Location section on our site we will add a check mark by all varieties that are compatible with your location.

If you have any further questions please don't hesitate to reach back out to us. Have a great day!
I live in Zone 7, should lime sulphur oil be applied to Belle of GA and Contender peaches? If so, when?
PEACHgardener on Sep 6, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Lime sulphur is a good preventive measure - apply as you would a dormant oil, before growth begins in late winter.

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