Snow Queen Nectarine
Prunus persica var. nucipersica 'Snow Queen'
Water regularly, deeply; more frequently in extreme heat.
|Botanical Pronunciation||PROO-nus PER-see-kuh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Reaches 20 to 25 ft. tall and wide; maintain smaller size with pruning.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Espalier, Specimen, Kitchen Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Special Feature||Edible, Fall Color, Sustainable|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly, deeply; more frequently in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Apple (Malus); Plum (Prunus salicina); Cherry (Prunus avium); Apricot (Prunus armeniaca); Lavender (Lavandula); Raspberry (Rubus); Strawberry (Fragaria)|
Prefers fertile, moist, slightly acidic, well-drained acidic soils. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; once established, reduce frequency. Fertilize before new growth begins in spring. Thin fruit for best size and quality. Prune annually in winter to maintain shape.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-9