Excellent eating fruit, a peach without the fuzz. Very vigorous. Similar to peach in cultural requirements. Requires pruning and thinning for consistent, quality crops. Dislikes high humidity. Moderate fertility and good drainage a must. Susceptible to peach leaf curl, brown rot, and oriental fruit moth.
All nectarines are semi-dwarf (8'-14') on Citation rootstock, except Harko which is on St Julian rootstock. Trees are 2 years old and should begin to fruit in their 3rd year.
Selecting the Perfect Tree For best success, be sure to choose a tree that will grow in your USDA zone, has an appropriate number of chill hours for your climate. If a pollinator is needed, make sure they're planted within 50 feet of each other and will bloom at the same time. Finally, what are your desired harvest intervals (all at once for canning or spread out for fresh eating). Enjoy!
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