Peach

lat. Prunus persica

Group: Fruits and Vegetables

Peach Prunus persica
Peach Prunus persica
Peach Prunus persica
Odor profile: very popular fruity note, fleshy, sweet, nectarous, its skin scent can be recreated via undecalactone (commonly referenced as aldehyde C14).

Peach, Prunus persica, is a deciduous tree that belongs to the subfamily Prunoideae of the family Rosaceae. It is famous all around the globe thanks to the juicy edible fruits called peach. This plant is native to China, and it has been widely cultivated in Persia, from where it arrived to Europe. Even the species name bears a reminiscence of the ancient kingdom of Persia – Persica.

Peaches are first mentioned in ancient Chinese scriptures from the 10th century BC, where they were regarded as the most precious fruit, favored by emperors and nobles. The peach entered the Europe after the Alexander Great conquered the Persians and brought into his homeland what was then called “Persian apple.” French word for apple is “pêche,” and this is how the modern English name for peach came to life.

The people of the Americas have become acquainted with the peach in 17th century, thanks to the Spanish explorers. The plant was for long time regarded as a rare delicacy, until the commercial production of peaches begun in the 19th century. The fruit of a peach has yellowish flesh full of fresh juices and delicate aroma that is typically sweet with just a little bit of acidity. Depending on the sort, the exact aroma may vary greatly, being more or less sugary, savory or juicy. There are more than 700 varieties of peaches, and some of them are even completely flat, shaped like hockey pucks! The most popular variants are, however, round ones – especially nectarines, a cultivar group of peaches distinguished by smooth fuzzy-less peach.

Even today, China is the largest producer of peaches, followed by Italy. Traditionally, peach blossoms are very much appreciated among Chinese people. The ancient Chinese believed that peach wood branches and blossoms protect against evil and bad luck. Peach kernels are also used as a natural remedy to reduce allergies and suppress inflammation. For Chinese people, peach is a symbol of longevity, as it blossoms even before the leaves sprout.

Today we use peach for its sweet lusciousness, and it is usually eaten out of hand, dried, canned, used as fillings for deserts, and made into jams or beverages. Aromatic and sweet taste of peaches has been a source of inspiration for many perfumes. The rich flavor of ripe peach stems from its high contents of lactones, especially gamma- and delta-decalactone, and combines very well with fruity and floral compositions. Peach note adds a hit of velvety suppleness to an olfactory harmony, and it is commonly used to ground chypre-based compositions. This unique flavor naturally develops in picked fruits, and especially in fruits fallen from the tree, having a creamy, milky and often coconut undertones. However, since there is no way to extract the essential oil from peaches, this note is reproduced synthetically using lactones to deliver fresh and fruity nuances to countless aromatic symphonies, ranging from high-end perfumes to various body-care products.

Aromatic white peach emanates from Guerlain’s Mitsouko, a warm and spicy type of fragrance beautifully rounded with sparkling fruity and floral notes. Another beautiful example is Chanel’s Coco, that delivers a creamy burst of peach, vanilla and clove. Gucci’s Rush, smelling of a luscious exotic flowers cocktail, uses peach to emphasize the impulsive and irresistible uniqueness of this fragrance.

Beyonce choose peach as a dominant note of a fragrance that truly represents herself, the Heat; while Taylor Swift’s also uses peaches in Wonderstruck, to ground her floral fragrance with sparkling fruity tones.

Other fragrances that contain peach note can be found listed below this article.


Author: Marina Milojević (Mary)
Fragrantica Writer, Translator & Editor






Perfumes and Colognes With Peach

1.5619131848642
Love Spell Victoria`s Secret
1.5044049682265
Peche Jaune Yves Rocher
1.5042605430387
Life Is Pink Shine Pink Victoria`s Secret
1.5027440785673
Malizia Bon Bons Pesca Pop Mirato
1.5020941652224
Baby Doll Magic Yves Saint Laurent
1.5010831889081
Georgia Peach Fruits & Passion
1.5009387637204
Near Gap
1.5007943385326
Pêche Outremer
1.5007221259388
Addison Hollister
1.5006499133449
Fuzzy Navel Demeter Fragrance
1.500577700751
Make me Happy Juiceful Peach Canmake
1.5004332755633
Peach Demeter Fragrance
1.5004332755633
Exotic Bronze Ellen Tracy
1.5002166377816
East Coast Club Man Tom Tailor
1.5001444251878
Chant Du Coeur Shiseido
1.5000722125939
Twinkle Rasasi
1.5
Peche Sublime Seveline Nature
1.5
Talbots Eau de Parfum Talbots
1.4916735274408
The Babes Sweet Peach Oriflame
1.4745505511265
Rosy Sky Love Passport
1.4546894251878
Mediterranean Peach Krigler
1.4445162125939
Orchard Neil Morris
1.4290764881571
U Black Mujer Adolfo Dominguez
1.4287154251878
Ame Toscane Renaissance Isabel Derroisne
1.4176057637204
Body Fantasies Signature Raspberry Parfums de Coeur
1.4171724881571
Peach Obsession Fruits & Passion
1.4168836377816
Lomani Temptation Lomani
1.4082013385326
Fun Desigual
1.4024454321202
The One Dolce&Gabbana
1.4013720392837
Today Tomorrow Always Together Avon
1.4002888503755
Love & Peace Limited Expand
1.4002888503755
Arabian Rose Arabian Oud
1.3968997163489
Que sais je? Jean Patou
1.3954326487579
J`adore Christian Dior
1.390243542461
Peau de Peche Keiko Mecheri
1.3877883853264
Flower of Immortality By Kilian
1.3860592518775
The One Collector For Women Dolce&Gabbana
1.3847594251878
Pink Fruits & Passion
1.3846872125939
Golden Dream Lulu Castagnette
1.3818185511265
Mercedes Benz L`Eau Mercedes-Benz
1.3802653333333
Coco Chanel
1.3771417082611
Far Away Paradise Avon
1.3765886770653
Suede Edition Women Etienne Aigner
1.3756499133449
Tuberoli Space NK
1.3756499133449
Jelly Belly Wild Blackberry Peach Cobbler Demeter Fragrance
1.3716698266898
Ballerina No 1 Les Parfums de Rosine
1.3716698266898
Lily Prune Love Story Ulric de Varens
1.368177164067
Charlie White Revlon
1.3564276770653
Arielle Fragonard
1.3397419514731
Burberry Women Burberry
1.3344161889081
Boheme Eau Jeune
1.3339829133449
Tapage Avon
1.3337662755633
Signature Women Otto Kern
1.3336940629694
Be Bop Kesling
1.3335496377816
East Coast Club Woman Tom Tailor
1.3335496377816
Miss Chi Chi
1.3335496377816
Genny Shine Diana De Silva
1.3334774251878
A.R.T. Eudora
1.3334774251878
That’s Me Helene Fischer
1.3334774251878
Boum Muscat Jeanne Arthes
1.3334052125939
Maila Syed Junaid Alam
1.3334052125939
Mini Magic Ulric de Varens
1.333333
Juicy Jewel Juicy Jewel
1.3332607874061
Intemporel Faberlic
1.3313683518198
Guilty Gucci
1.3302657845176
Acqua di Gio Giorgio Armani
1.3297637371462
Allure eau de parfum Chanel
1.3259061808203
Vanille Peach Comptoir Sud Pacifique
1.3230047874061
Jack Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab
1.3198711259388
Dangerous Desires Sammi Sweetheart
1.3186152755633
La Reine des Fleurs DSH Perfumes
1.3179688422877
Liliana Tocca
1.3174498896592
Aqua Allegoria Rosa Blanca Guerlain
1.3115255181976
Dreaming Tommy Hilfiger
1.3111393385326
Fresh Rose + Peach Love2Love
1.3097139526285
Sync Woman Puma
1.3093195904102
Gucci Rush Gucci
1.3081974881571
Capricho Night O Boticario
1.3081974881571
Patchouli Princesse Hippie Des Filles a la Vanille
1.3074335274408
Fatale Gloria Vanderbilt
1.3056478266898
Animale Animale Animale
1.3039490785673
Vanille Fleur M. Micallef
1.3019497400347
Head Over Heels Revlon
1.3005565430387
Sexiest Fantasies Fireworks Parfums de Coeur
1.3004332755633
Kun Mukthalifan Women Rasasi
1.3003610629694
Faith Swiss Arabian
1.3002166377816
Chevignon Heritage for Women Chevignon
1.3002166377816
Tuberose and Jasmine Nougat
1.3002166377816
Funky Sexy Cool Paul Sebastian
1.3001444251878
Bottom's Dream Esscentual Alchemy
1.3000722125939
Hugs & Kisses Judith Williams
1.2973069763143
Red Rose and Peach Blossom Gandini 1896
1.2967292755633
Al Nourus Al-Rehab
1.2938307475448
Le Mimosa Annick Goutal
1.2932280311958
Believe Oriflame
1.2927081155402
Mitsouko Eau de Toilette Guerlain
1.2908024627383
Boss Nuit Pour Femme Hugo Boss
1.2883895979203
Rock Me! Anna Sui
1.2878803778163
Perhaps Bob Mackie
1.2873748896592
Mexx Amsterdam Spring Edition Woman Mexx
1.287322519353
Peach Blossom L`Occitane en Provence
1.2869416140959
Tokyo Smile Masaki Matsushima
1.2860750629694
Air de Fio No 6 Pupa
1.2859306377816
Ternata Corine de Farme
1.2857862125939
Star Intense Violet Seajewels
1.2841493789717
Tresor Lancome
1.281155401502
Note Poudree M. Micallef
1.2808679526285
Up To You for Her Avon
1.2807943385326
Rose de Courreges Courreges
1.2796099341421
Dolce Vita Christian Dior
1.2743878896592
Boss Nuit Pour Femme Intense Hugo Boss
1.2742512443674
Purr Katy Perry
1.274095463316
Maybe Baby Benefit
1.273304700751
Go Girl! Carolina Gynning
1.2731602755633
Poule de Luxe Vanilla Ganache Crazylibellule and the Poppies
1.2730880629694
Palimpsest Aftelier
1.2730158503755
Jade Yardley
1.2728145667244
Fairy Juice NafNaf
1.272727
Temple Grove Voluspa
1.2725847319469
Elixir Charnel Chypre Fatal Guerlain
1.271318023108
Rock`n Dreams Valentino
1.2703274170999
Angel Thierry Mugler
1.26955331658
Tresor In Love Lancome
1.2694232045061
Mandarina Duck Man Mandarina Duck
1.2673169133449
Agent XX LR
1.2671002755633
XXY Xerjoff
1.2670890155979
The One Gold Limited Edition Dolce&Gabbana
1.2669803755055
Nectarine Blossom and Honey Jo Malone
1.2645768659734
Femme Individuelle Soul & Senses Mont Blanc
1.2640713778163
Fraiche Passiflore Maitre Parfumeur et Gantier
1.2640473541306
Clean Skin Demeter Fragrance
1.2636634881571
No Matter What Liaison de Parfum
1.2632845505488
Hilfiger Woman Peach Blossom Tommy Hilfiger
1.262603102253
Flowerparty Limited Edition 2011 Yves Rocher
1.2620976140959
Pretty Eau de Cologne Elizabeth Arden
1.2607151652224
Adventuress Boadicea the Victorious
1.260697976892
Wonderstruck Taylor Swift
1.2596204373195
Live Luxe Jennifer Lopez
1.2587149133449
Sweet Zara
1.2586197966493
Samsara Eau de Parfum Guerlain
1.2584136533795
Amor Amor Eau Fraiche 2005 Cacharel
1.257214830156
Heiress Paris Hilton
1.2541883304448
Cool Water Woman Summer Fizz Davidoff
1.2535640514154
Allure Pour Homme Chanel
1.2529607163489
Mon Bouquet Princesse Marina De Bourbon
1.2520941652224
Sparkling Peach Bath and Body Works
1.2518053148469
Play For Her Eau de Toilette Givenchy
1.2516352634315
Heat Beyonce
1.2513720392837
Orientalia Kristel Saint Martin
1.2512276140959
Betty Barclay Women Betty Barclay

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