Light Green, Orange
Deciduous (bare from Nov to April)
Leaves and Foliage
Small - up to 4m / 13ft
Send a Nectarine Tree Gift to give someone a yearly juicy crop of Nectarines. This Nectarine tree is best suited to Southern gardens.
The word Nectarine means "Sweet as Nectar" and these fruits are certainly that. A close relative of the peach but with a smooth skin the Nectarine is every bit as good. Nectarines are very low in calories but high in Vitamin A and Potassium. The fruit will store in a refrigerator which will slow down the ripening process.
The red flushed skin of the Snow Queen Nectarine hides a creamy juicy flesh that is bursting with sweet flavour. It is probably the best variety of Nectarine for home growing although it does require a slightly warmer position than a peach would. The tree produces flowers in spring and the fruit is ready for picking from early August.
Hardy in coastal/mild areas, except in hard winters and at risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good microclimate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters, particularly with no snow cover or if potted. Can su
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