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PlantFiles: Nectarine Tree
Prunus persica var. nucipersica

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Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Prunus (PROO-nus) (Info)
Species: persica var. nucipersica

Synonym:Prunus persica var. nectarina

5 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Edible Fruits and Nuts
Trees

Height:
12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

Spacing:
10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)
12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Pink

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring

Foliage:
Deciduous

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Beach_Barbie On Feb 8, 2011, Beach_Barbie from Kure Beach, NC (Zone 9a) wrote:

I have a very small property, so don't have room for a lot of big trees. I'm espaliering my nectarine, which allows my to have room for one and as a bonus, gives privacy to the back yard in the summer.
It's working quite well!

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

New Market, Alabama
Oak View, California
Spring Valley, California
Cape Coral, Florida
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Kure Beach, North Carolina
Austin, Texas



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