Peaches, Nectarines Offer Phytonutrient Punch

The Folklore: Georgia may be known as the Peach State, but peaches (Prunus persica) and nectarines (P. persica var. nectarina) share their origins in Asia. Peach trees were considered the most sacred plant in the Taoist religion. Even today, peaches are served at Chinese birthday celebrations as a symbol of hope and longevity. Peaches eventually […]

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