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  • Nectarine 'Arctic Star' Semi-Dwarf

Nectarine 'Arctic Star' Semi-Dwarf

SKU: 1481
$69.99
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Earliest to ripen of the low acid, super-sweet white nectarines. Beautiful dark red skin, snow white semi-freestone flesh.

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Description

Botanical Name: Prunus persica var. nucipersica
Cultivar: Arctic Star Nectarine

Earliest to ripen of the low acid, super-sweet white nectarines. Beautiful dark red skin, snow white semi-freestone flesh.

Nectarines are a deciduous stone fruit trees with delicious eating fruit, like peaches without the fuzz! Vigorous growers, they are an excellent addition to small and large backyard orchards. Even though these are self-fruitful, there will be higher yield with more than one variety for cross-pollination.

Deciduous, slow growing, upright tree. 3-5 years before fruit production.

Care

Sun Needs: Plant in full sun (minimum 6 hours).
Soil/Water Needs: Prefers moist, well-drained soil. Water deeply and regularly in the first few growing seasons to establish strong root system. Reduce frequency once established.
Planting and Care Tip: Prune to shape and remove dead or damaged branches. Thin young fruits to increase fruit size. Fertilize in late winter before blooms emerge.
Attracts Pollinators
Self-Fruiting

Quick Facts

Flavor: Rave reviews in trial tastings. Super-sweet, low acid.
Mature Height: Semi-Dwarf (12’-18’)
Self-Fertile: Yes
Bloom Season: Spring
Harvest Season: June
Chill Hours: 300
USDA Zones: 7-10
Rootstock: Citation

Additional planting and care resources:

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