The peach or peach (Prunus persica) is the name of the tree and the fruit it produces, which contains a single large seed encased in a hard shell. This fruit, velvety skin, has a yellow flesh or whitish, sweet taste gives off a delicate scent.
This family includes more than 2,000 species of plants grasses, shrubs and trees distributed in temperate regions worldwide. The main fruits Europe, in addition to Rose, belong to this family.
There are hundreds of varieties that have been grouped five races, each with different characteristics, and maturation period own applications. nectarines and Paraguayans are of the best known in the Spanish market.