Peaches...

A peach is a soft, juicy and fleshy stone fruit produced by a peach tree. Peaches were cultivated in China as far back as 8,000 years ago, with domestication at least 4,000 years ago!

 

 

peach fun facts:

  • Peaches are a widely popular delicious, juicy fruit.
  • Peaches are a great source of vitamins A and C.
  • A large peach has fewer than 70 calories and contains 3 grams of fiber.
  • In Georgia, the World’s Largest Peach Cobbler is made every year.
  • August is National Peach Month in the USA since 1982.
  • Peaches are at their peak from June to the end of August.
  • Scientifically the peach tree is known as Prunus Persica.
  • The average lifespan of a peach tree is about 12 years.
  • There are over 2000 varieties of peaches in the world.
  • The peach is a member of the rose family and is a close relative of almonds.
  • In China the peach is a symbol of good luck and protection.
  • Georgia is the Peach State, but California produces about 50 percent of the USA peaches.
  • You can ripen peaches by placing them in a brown paper bag for two to three days.

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