Sweet Southern Peaches Are Self Fertile & One of the Easiest Fruits to Grow!
With beautiful spring flowers and a bounty of edible peaches in fall, the Belle of Georgia Peach Tree is a great choice for home gardeners all over! Prunus persica ‘Belle of Georgia’ is a long-time favorite for many fruit tree growers!
Spring weather brings bright pink flowers that are fragrant and attract pollinators like bees and butterflies into the landscape. The flowers mature to large blush-colored fruit from early spring to fall before being ready to harvest in late August. Huge-sized fruit with a firm texture is freestone with creamy white flesh. The Belle of Georgia peach taste can be described as tantalizingly sweet and juicy!
Plant this White Peach tree in your home orchard as a single specimen tree or planted in groups that are spaced at least 8-10 feet apart. The more trees you have means more peaches for you! Belle of Georgia Peaches can be eaten fresh off the tree, canned for later use, or baked into pies or cobbler!
BELLE OF GEORGIA PEACH TREE CARE
Grow this variety of peach trees across the United States in USDA zones 5-8. The Belle of Georgia peach tree chill hour requirement is 800-850 hours. Peaches prefer moist, well-draining soil that is slightly acidic and rich with nutrients. The Belle Peach Tree requires full sun for at least 6-8 hours to produce fruit.
The Belle of Georgia peach tree size is up to 15-25 feet tall and 8-20 feet wide. However, you can keep it pruned to a smaller size to make it easier for you when you are picking the brilliant red fruit! The Belle of Georgia Dwarf Peach Tree is recommended to be grown at 10 feet and under for best results. It has a fast growth rate – up to 1-2 feet per year.
Water the fruit tree well before, during, and after planting to help establish a strong root system. Peach trees need approximately 1 inch of water per week during the active growing seasons to help produce fruit. Mulch the root zone well to help retain moisture.
Are Belle of Georgia Peach Trees Self Pollinating?
Yes, the Belle of Georgia white peach tree is self-fertile and will produce fruit without another pollinator nearby. However, fruit load can be dramatically increased by having another peach variety nearby to enhance cross-pollination.
It is pest & disease resistant. This freestone peach tree does not ship bare root!
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Check out the Peach Tree Grow Guide for more information on planting, growing, and cultivating peaches.
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Growing Zones 5, 6, 7, 8