The common peach blossom (Prunus persica) is the genus Prunus fruit plant, which belongs to the Rosaceae family. The Prunus genus includes 430 different tree and shrub species.
The peach blossom originates from northern and central China. The pink peach blossom is a symbol and sign of well-being and love. The peach blossom is a deciduous peach tree. The leaves are elliptical to lanceolate, with a roughly serrated edge, glabrous, petiole 1 to 2 cm long.
It can grow to a height of 3 to 10 meters. Peach blossoms can vary in color depending on the variety. Most peach flowers have pale pink petals with a dark magenta or dark pink blush near the center. Each flower comprises 5 petals with several fibrous stamens in the middle.
They have a diameter of about 2-3 centimeters. Peach blossoms have a delicate and soft texture with a sweet aroma reminiscent of almonds and honey. The flowers bloom from March to April.