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.
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
Nectarine tree for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy 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? Plant Is it necessary to graft in Nectarine tree? Yes Difficulties or problems when growing: Very sensitive to pests and disease Winter, spring, summer Planting season: Aphids, Borer, mite Pests and diseases: Winter Pruning season: How to prune: Weak, dead and thin branches 3-10 m, 10-30 feet Size of the plant: Growth speed in optimal condition: Medium growing Average amount of water / Big amount of water Water requirement: Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Full Sun No Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Yes Blooming information Spring / Summer Bloom season: General information about the flower White or pink flowers five petals Thinning the bloom: Firsts years recommend thinning Pollination is done by: Bees 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 2-3 years How long does it take to bear fruit? Scientific name:
Prunus persica V. nectarina
Blooming Seasons Edible Parts Culinary uses Alcoholic beverages Dried fruit Eaten raw Fruit Ice pop & Ice cream plants Jams Juice Flower colors Climate Mediterranean Climate Subtropics Climate Temperate Climate Harvest Season Autumn Harvest Spring Harvest Summer Harvest Ornamental parts Plant growing speed Plant life-form Deciduous Perennial plant Tree Plant Uses Edible plants Ornamental plants Planting Season Spring Planting Summer planting Winter planting Plants sun exposure 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