How to grow Nectarine tree

Nectarine tree grow and care – tree of the genus Prunus also known as Prunus persica V. nectarine, Nectarine tree perennial deciduous plant mostly grown for the edible fruits but also some cultivars can be grown for ornamental flowers, can grow in temperate, mediterranean or subtropical climate and grow in hardiness zone 5-10.

Flower color white or pink with five petals, flowers grows in clusters.

Nectarine fruits

Fruit shape round sometime the bottom with point, size 5-10 cm, color of the fruit: red, orange, peach or pink, the inner part is white or pink

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How to grow Nectarine tree growing and care:

Cool winter, if the tree attack in the beginning of the winter needs to collect all the leaves and the fruit from the ground, cut all the infected branches

What is the best way to start growing?

Is it necessary to graft in Nectarine tree?

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Very sensitive to pests and disease

Planting season:
Winter, spring, summer

Pests and diseases:
Aphids, Borer, mite

Pruning season:

How to prune:
Weak, dead and thin branches

Size of the plant:
3-10 m, 10-30 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring / Summer

General information about the flower
White or pink flowers five petals

Thinning the bloom:
Firsts years recommend thinning

Pollination is done by:

Edible Fruits

Fruit harvest season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn

Fruits pests or diseases:
Birds, fruit fly

What can be done with big quantities of Nectarine tree fruits?
Eaten raw, jams, juice, alcohol, cakes

Work requirements on the fruit:
Cover the trees with net or protect the fruit with traps

How long does it take to bear fruit?
2-3 years

Scientific name:

Prunus persica V. nectarina

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Harvesting Nectarine tree fruits


Blooming Seasons
  • Spring flowers
Edible Parts
  • Edible Fruit
Culinary uses
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Dried fruit
  • Eaten raw
  • Fruit
  • Ice pop & Ice cream plants
  • Jams
  • Juice
Flower colors
  • Pink flower
  • White flower
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Temperate Climate
Harvest Season
  • Autumn Harvest
  • Spring Harvest
  • Summer Harvest
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Deciduous
  • Perennial plant
  • Tree
Plant Uses
  • Edible plants
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
  • Winter planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
Watering plants
  • Big amount of water
  • Regularly water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 10
  • Hardiness zone 5
  • Hardiness zone 6
  • Hardiness zone 7
  • Hardiness zone 8
  • Hardiness zone 9