The majority of peaches grown in the United States come from California, although peaches are grown elsewhere, including Georgia, South Carolina, Washington, Pennsylvania, Louisiana and New Jersey. Peach trees require soil that is moderately fertile and well-drained as well as plenty of sunlight.
Peach trees require the right type of environment and climate in order to produce peaches. Locations that provide at least six hours of sunlight and good air flow are the most suitable for growing peach trees, according to Better Homes and Garden. Climates that are too cold and locations where insects pose a risk to young plants or mature fruit are not well-suited for growing peaches.