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Flavortop Nectarine

Prunus persica var. nucipersica 'Flavortop'

Pronunciation: PROO-nus PER-see-kuh
SKU #06142
6-9

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OVERVIEW
Description A very vigorous and heavy-bearing tree that produces fruit with exceptionally good flavor and sweetness. Fragrant pink spring flowers yield a summer harvest of large freestone nectarines with smooth red skin and sweet yellow flesh. Self-fruitful. Recommended chill: 600 - 700 hours. Deciduous.
Light Full sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Early Spring
Mature Size Grows 20 to 25 ft. tall and wide; easily kept smaller with annual pruning.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Fall Color, Showy Fruit, Edible, Benefits Birds
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Fragrant, Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Container, Espalier
Flower Color Pink
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Blackberry (Rubus); Plum (Prunus salicina); Apricot (Prunus armeniaca); Lavender (Lavandula); Strawberry (Fragaria)
CARE
Care Provide full sun and fertile, moist, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly in first few growing seasons to establish root system; once established reduce frequency. Prune to shape and remove dead or damaged branches, and fertilize in late winter before blooms emerge. Thin young fruit to increase mature fruit size.

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