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Flavortop Nectarine

Prunus persica var. nucipersica 'Flavortop'

SKU
06142
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.
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Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.

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Botanical PronunciationPROO-nus PER-see-kuh
Average Size at MaturityGrows 20 to 25 ft. tall and wide; easily kept smaller with annual pruning.
Bloom TimeEarly Spring
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseContainer, Espalier
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureEdible, Fall Color, Showy Fruit, Benefits Birds
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Companion PlantsBlackberry (Rubus); Plum (Prunus salicina); Apricot (Prunus armeniaca); Lavender (Lavandula); Strawberry (Fragaria)

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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-9

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