Teton de Venus

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An ancient and noteworthy peach, made memorable by its name which acknowledges a voluptuary resemblance ... more famous yet as the peach variety most sought by Thomas Jefferson for his orchard at Monticello. An Italian peach, appearing in the catalogue of fruits grown at the villas of the Medici in XVII century. It made its way to France with Catherine de Medici and at the court at Versailles, to the attention of American patriots Franklin and Jefferson. Like all ancient peaches, only medium in size, but unlike so many famous ancient fruits, is of real eating quality: skin white, flesh white also, freestone, juicy, rich sugar and acid. Beginning September. 800 hours. On Lovell.