Fantasia Nectarine

Prunus persica var. nucipersica 'Fantasia'

One of the most adaptable Nectarines for home gardens. Bright pink flowers cover the branches in spring, providing showy color and attracting butterflies and birds. It has very large, freestone fruit with red skin and bright yellow, firm flesh. Fruit ripens mid to late July. An ideal tree for mild winter areas. Recommended chill: 500 - 600 hours. Grafted onto semi-dwarf Nemaguard understock. Deciduous
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Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical PronunciationPROO-nus PER-see-kuh
Average Size at MaturityReaches 20 - 25 ft. tall and wide; smaller size is easily maintained with pruning.
Bloom TimeSpring
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Growth HabitPyramidal
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseEspalier, Specimen
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureEdible, Fall Color
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsLilac (Syringa); Honeysuckle (Lonicera); Hydrangea (Hydrangea paniculata); Lavender (Lavandula); Rosemary (Rosmarinus)

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-9

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