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Peach is a downy juicy fruit with sweet yellowish or whitish flesh;cultivated in temperate regions;   Other uses of the term: Peach also refers to the color which is a shade of pink tinged with yellow;   a very attractive or seductive looking woman;

Interesting facts about Peach

  • Are you aware that peaches are a member of the rose family?
  • Are you aware that peaches originated in China?
  • Are you aware that in China peaches are a symbol of longevity?
  • Are you aware that New Jersey ranks 4th in peach production in the country?
  • Are you aware that peaches grow on trees?
Peach flower white
Peach flower white
  • Are you aware that peaches are round?
  • Are you aware that peaches have a velvety or fuzzy skin?
  • Are you aware that peaches have yellow-orange skin with red blushing?
  • Are you aware that the inside of a peach is yellow?
  • Are you aware that peaches have a red-brown oval pit surrounded by a wood-like husk?
  • Are you aware that you can eat the skin of peaches?
Peaches on a peach tree
Peaches on a peach tree
  • Are you aware that peaches come in clingstone (flesh clings to the pit) or freestone (flesh breaks away from the pit easily)?
  • Are you aware that clingstone peaches are usually used for canning?
  • Are you aware that a medium peach contains 15% of your recommended daily value for vitamin C? (Vitamin C is needed by the body to form collagen in bones, cartilage, muscle, and blood vessels, and aids in the absorption of iron.)
  • Are you aware that half of the U.S. peaches are grown in the South and the other half come from California?
  • Are you aware that New Jersey grows a large crop of peaches?
Peach muraba
Peach muraba
  • Are you aware that peach season in New Jersey is from July to September?
  • Are you aware that there is a peach called a “doughnut peach” because it looks like a doughnut?
  • Are you aware that there are white peaches?
  • Are you aware that white peaches have whitish-red skin and white flesh?
  • Are you aware that white peaches are usually sweeter than yellow varieties and have less acid?

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