- a freestone peach having reddish-yellow skin.
Origin of Elberta
1925–30, Americanism; said to be after Elberta Rumph, wife of a 19th-cent. Georgia grower
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Examples from the Web for elberta
Elberta was placed on the American Pomological Society's fruit-list in 1889.
The tree, as it grows here, can hardly be distinguished from that of Elberta.
Elberta leads all other peaches in number of trees in New York and in America.
Would that there were as good a commercial variety to follow Elberta.
A variety, thought to have originated in Michigan, which ripens just before Elberta.