Snow Queen Nectarine
Prunus persica var. nucipersica 'Snow Queen'
Pronunciation: PROO-nus PER-see-kuh
|Description||Ideal for mild climates, this self-fertile, low-chill white Nectarine has the most satisfying, sweet flavor of any variety to date! Attractive pink spring flowers produce firm, red-tinged fruit with sweet white flesh. Dark green foliage has wonderful fall color. Grafted onto semi-dwarf Nemaguard understock. Recommended chill: 250 - 300 hours. Deciduous.|
|Watering||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Mature Size||Reaches 20 to 25 ft. tall and wide; maintain smaller size with pruning.|
|Special Features||Fall Color, Edible|
|Flower Attributes||Showy Flowers|
|Companion Plants||Apple (Malus); Plum (Prunus salicina); Cherry (Prunus avium); Apricot (Prunus armeniaca); Lavender (Lavandula); Raspberry (Rubus); Strawberry (Fragaria)|
|Care||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
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.