Nectarine Tree Varieties
Large freestone fruit with smooth skin; 70% bright red overlaid on brilliant yellow. Firm, smooth textured, yellow flesh of excellent quality.
The fruit is medium to large, ovate and freestone. The flesh is yellow, firm, smooth-textured and of excellent quality. Skin color at maturity is mostly red over an attractive yellow undercolor. Trees are vigorous, self-fertile and productive. Large, showy blossoms. Susceptible to bacterial spot. Makes a good dried fruit with good shipping ability. Ripens just between Independence and Fantasia.
Medium size fruit. 90% bright red color; almost freestone. Good quality, medium firm texture. Yellow flesh. Good flavor. Tree is medium size, spreading, and productive. Self-fruitful. Ripens mid-August. Reliable.
Large, oval fruit is almost completely dark red over a yellow background. Firm, yellow, freestone flesh. Rich, tangy-sweet flavor; one of the best. Productive, moderately vigorous tree. Self-fruitful. Ripens in early July in central California. Requires 700 hours of chilling.Trees and blossom buds are fairly hardy to winter cold. Ripens approximately 7/10.
Cross between Nectacrest and Merideth. Medium size fruit. Skin is smooth and dark red. Juicy and firm texture. Rich, tangy flavor. Excellent quality;hardy. Late-blooming. Self-fruitful.
High-yielding; uniformly large fruit. Blemish free red fruit. Good size if properly thinned. Firm and juicy. Excellent color and flavor. High quality. Holds its firmness during storage/shipping. Self-fertile.
Large, smooth-skinned freestone nectarine. Vivid red with golden flesh. Sweet and distinctive. Comes free of the pit intact. Long storage life. Does not lose it’s flavor when canned or frozen. Self-fertile.