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AG-30B __ "Growing Peaches in North Carolina" You will find detailed information. - From North Carolina State University -

Frequently Asked Questions About Buying and Planting Peach Trees __ "What should I look for in choosing a healthy tree?... When can I expect peach trees to bear fruit?" Answers to these and more. - From -

The Gardener's Network - Fruit : How to Grow Peach Fruit Trees ... __ Good overview of the basics of growing peaches. - From -  

Growing peach trees __ "Here you'll find valuable tips on planting, growing, and caring for peach trees. Also included are nutritional facts and interesting information on the peach." - From -

Growing Peach Information Links __ Numerous links to resources on growing peaches. - From -   


Growing Peaches and Nectarines in the Home Landscape __ "Peaches have been grown in Asia for more than two thousand years, and produced for centuries in the United States. Peaches are considered the "Queen" of the fruits and second only to apples in popularity as a deciduous tree fruit because of their fine flavor and many uses as a fruit." You will find many growing tips along with the history. - From Ohio State University -

Growing Peaches and Nectarines in your Garden __ "Peaches and nectarines are actually the same species (Prunus persica), but peaches are fuzzy and nectarines are smooth-skinned."  A general overview - From -

Growing Peaches & Nectarines in Virginia __ A complete guide from tree selection to overwintering. - from Virginia Cooperative Extension - 

Growing Peaches In Phoenix Arizona __ "Peaches are relatively easy to grow in the lower desert if a variety well adapted to the hot arid climate is chosen. The best two varieties for the Phoenix area are Earli Grande and Florida Prince. They can take full sun, but it is recommended to give them afternoon shade the first Summer. Cold weather is not a problem because peaches are deciduous." - illustrated - from -


History Of Peach Trees, Prunus Persica __ "Peach trees, Prunus persica, are originally believed to have come from China to the Mideast through the trade routes known to extend to Turkey and Iran (Persia)." While not an article specifically about "growing" peaches, it may increase your interest in the fruit you are planting to know that there is an interesting story behind it. - From Patrick Malcolm -

House Plants: Planting A Peach Seed __ Some general information about starting a peach tree from the pit. - From -

How can i grow a peach tree from this years pit? __ You can, but there is more you need to know. - From -

How to Grow Peach Trees : How to Grow Peach Trees From Seeds __ Video about growing peach trees from seed. - video - From -

How to Grow Peaches :: Harvest to Table __ "The peach is a semi-hardy deciduous woody perennial tree. A standard-sized peach tree will grow to 25 feet tall and just as wide if not pruned."  A complete how-to. - From -

Just Peachy! How to Grow Peaches and Nectarines in a Pot __ Step-by-step instructions for growing peaches in a container. - From / -   
Let Your Flowering Peach Tree Bloom With These Planting Tips __ "The flowering peach tree is a very familiar tree for most people. This tree is recognized for its vase shape that can grow up to 25 feet in height and bears lots of fruits." Descriptions and growing tips. - From -

Organic and Low-Spray Peach Production __ You will find a lengthy and detailed article. - From -

Peach Production in Texas __ "Peaches are the leading deciduous fruit crop grown in Texas and it is estimated that there are more than one million trees planted statewide. "  You will find good information about growing peaches commercially. - illustrated - From -

Peach Tree care, prune, and how to grow - page 1 __ "GardenAction does not recommend growing free-standing peach trees anywhere in the UK - it is prone to failure and will take several years. However, when peaches are grown as a fan-trained tree against a south-facing wall, in many areas of the UK they will produce a large crop of delicious fruit." You will find information for the peach grower in the UK. - illustrated - from -

Peaches __ History, how to grow and much, much more. - illustrated - From - 
Planting and Care Tips for Peach Trees __ "When Picking, handle fruit carefully because peaches bruise very easily and decay develops rapidly." This advice and much more. - From -


Pruning Peach Trees __ "After three growing seasons, a well-trained peach tree should have 3 to 5 scaffold branches with wide angles, evenly distributed around the tree. ..." Detailed pruning information. - From -

Starting Peaches from Pits __ "Peaches from seed can result in trees that bear decent fruit, although they may not look or taste just like the peach from which the pit came."  A brief overview on how to grow them. - From -

Trickle irrigation: the water needs of young peach trees __ "It is hard to predict the water needs of young, rapidly-growing peach trees. A peach tree may grow to eight to 10 times its size at planting by the end of ..." Important information for you to know. - From The State of Victoria, Australia - 


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