Prunus persica var. nucipersica 'Flavortop'
Pronunciation: PROO-nus PER-see-kuh
|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.|
|Watering||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Mature Size||Grows 20 to 25 ft. tall and wide; easily kept smaller with annual pruning.|
|Special Features||Fall Color, Showy Fruit, Edible, Benefits Birds|
|Flower Attributes||Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Container, Espalier|
|Companion Plants||Blackberry (Rubus); Plum (Prunus salicina); Apricot (Prunus armeniaca); Lavender (Lavandula); Strawberry (Fragaria)|
|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.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-9
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