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Peach 'Belle of Georgia'     

Prunus persica

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'Belle of Georgia' is a Peach variety in the Prunus genus with a scientific name of Prunus persica. 'Belle of Georgia' is considered a heirloom cultivar. Blooms appear in these approximate colours:   Debian red. When fully grown, they tend to grow to a diameter of 3.5 cm (that's 1.36 inches in imperial).The mature flowers take a Single form, with an approximate petal count of 5. When ripe, fruit appear in these approximate colours:   CG Red and   Cosmic latte. Leaves appear approximately as a   Napier green colour.

This antique variety is has long been held in the memories of southern childhoods as one of the best peaches ever eaten. The large freestone peach ripens to a greenish-white with a slight blush. White and melting, the very sweet flesh is excellent for fresh eating and ice cream. Ripens early August. High chill. 1

Belle of Georgia grows as a Deciduous and is a Fruit. Being deciduous, expect it to shed its leaves annually. Belle of Georgia normally grows with a tree-like habit with a max height of 24.77 feet (that's 7.62 metres metric). This variety tends to bloom in early spring.

United States is believed to be where Belle of Georgia originates from.

Belle of Georgia Peach needs a moderate amount of maintenance, so some level of previous experience comes in handy when growing this plant. Ensure that you are aware of the soil, sun, ph and water requirements for this plant and keep an eye out for pests.

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How to grow Belle of Georgia

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

A full sun position will ensure your plant thrives and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Belle of Georgia is thought of as hardy, so it can be safe to leave outdoors for the majority of winter (although if in doubt, using a row cover is often a good idea). The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Belle of Georgia are Zone 5 and Zone 8. Ideally plant in loamy and sandy soil and try to keep the ph of your soil between the range of 4.5 and 7.5 as Belle of Georgia likes to be in moderately acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil.

Growing Belle of Georgia from seed

Transplanting Belle of Georgia

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Belle of Georgia is a hardy plant.

Harvesting Belle of Georgia

This variety tends to be ready for harvesting by late summer.

Other Names for Peach 'Belle of Georgia'

GA Belle

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