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Public can pick popular, plump peento peaches

Jul 31, 2014

THE peaches in Jinshan District are ripe and ready for being plucked. The annual Peento Peach Festival is under way in the district's Luxiang Town, running through the middle August.


'Peach of immortality' in Chinese mythology

Jul 31, 2014

IN Chinese mythology, peento peaches were considered the "peach of immortality," grown by the Heavenly Queen Mother. Today they are symbols of longevity and prosperity. Chinese people may eat peach-shaped dumplings on their birthday.


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