Peach

South Carolina State Fruit

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Ripe peaches

Peaches; photo by Bryan Costin on Flickr (noncommercial use permitted with attribution / share alike).

Peach

South Carolina designated the peach as official state fruit in 1984. South Carolina ranks second in fresh peach production in the United States (California is first).

South Carolina grows over thirty varieties of peaches; they have been grown commercially in South Carolina since the 1860's.

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Images

Ripe peaches on the tree; photo by Steve Adams on Flickr (noncommercial use permitted with attribution / no derivative works).

Ripe peaches

Peach blossoms; photo by Kai Yan, Joseph Wong on Flickr (noncommercial use permitted with attribution / share alike). All State Flowers

Peach blossoms - the state flower of Delaware