Collection: Peaches

Peaches are a fruit tree of the rose family grown throughout the warmer temperate regions of both the Northern and Southern hemispheres. Here are some facts about peaches:

  • Peaches are a rich source of vitamin C, A and E, and contain high amounts of potassium, magnesium, zinc and phosphorus.
  • Yellow-fleshed varieties are especially rich in vitamin A.
  • Peaches are members of the Rosaceae family and are a close relative of almonds.
  • The inner flesh of a peach ranges in color from white to yellow or orange.
  • There are two different varieties of peach: freestone and clingstone