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PlantFiles: Peach
Prunus persica 'Carolina Belle'

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Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Prunus (PROO-nus) (Info)
Species: persica (PER-see-kuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Carolina Belle

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Category:
Edible Fruits and Nuts

Height:
12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

Spacing:
15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Bloom Color:
Pink

Bloom Time:
Late Winter/Early Spring

Foliage:
Deciduous
Good Fall Color

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By grafting
By budding

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral smiln32 On Jan 29, 2005, smiln32 from Oklahoma City, OK (Zone 7a) wrote:

Fruit is large and firm. Freestone variety. Flavor is very sweet. Excellent for jams and jellies. Ripens in early August.

Positive Farmerdill On Dec 4, 2003, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

This is an improved version of the Belle of Georgia, Fruit is slightly larger, has a pronounced red blush, ripens about 10 days earlier. It is an excellent peach for home use, and if planted with Belle of Georgia extends the peach harvest.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Augusta, Georgia
Snellville, Georgia
Lawndale, North Carolina



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