The Belle of Georgia Peach is a tried and true variety that grows bright red blooms in spring, followed by large peaches in late summer. Belle of Georgia Peaches have red-blushed skin and firm, freestone white flesh that is sweet, juicy, and streaked with red spots. The fruit is considered of the highest eating quality, and is often used for canning, making jellies, and baking. Belle of Georgia Peach Trees are self-fertile and can be grown in USDA Zones 5 to 8.
The Belle of Georgia Peach Tree grows to a mature size of 15 to 25 feet tall with a spread of about 10 to 20 feet. It is a fast grower and can add as much as 24-inches of branch length per year. It prefers full sun, sandy, well-drained soil, and consistent access to water. The Belle of Georgia Peach Tree has a chill requirement of 800 hours, and a newly planted tree will grow fruit in 2 to 4 years.