Nectarine Trees

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Please phone us on 023 230 0694 or email us on [email protected] to make sure if we have sufficient stock of a certain fruit tree/s that you need.

Nectarine Alpine

alpine nectarine Origin: RSA, ARC-INFRUITEC (Sunlite x May Glo).
Exceptional appearance. Suitable for export and local market.
FRUIT
Harvest date: middle to late November, just after Fiesta Red.
Mass: 130g
Shape: round
Skin colour: bright red
Flesh colour: yellow with 70% red when ripe
Taste: good
Texture: coarse, firm and melting
Storage ability: good for 4 weeks at -0.5°C
TREE
Chilling requirement: low
Vigour: strong
Growth habit: semi-upright
Full bloom date: late July
Production: very good

Nectarine Bella Rosa 

bella-rosa-nectarine Origin: ARC-INFRUITEC – Nietvoorbij. Released in April 2006.
Usage = Fresh market. SA License granted to SAPO Trust
FRUIT
Harvest date: 2nd to 3rd week in January
Mass: 15kg/tree
Shape: oblong
Skin colour: red
Flesh colour: yellow
Taste: good
Texture: coarse, non-melting
Storage ability: good, with RA storage
TREE
Chilling requirement: medium-high
Vigour: strong
Growth habit: semi-upright
Full bloom date: 2nd to 3rd week in September
Production: good

Nectarine Crimson Giant 

crimson-nectarine Origin: RSA, bred by ARC-INFRUITEC and L J du Preez (Panamint x Moreira).
Does not crack like Donnarine under wet conditions. Suitable for export and local market.
FRUIT
Harvest date: middle December
Mass: 150g
Shape: round
Skin colour: dark red with specks
Flesh colour: dark yellow
Taste: good, slightly acid
Texture: medium fine, firm and melting
Stone: semi-cling
Storage ability: variable for 4 weeks at -0.5°C
TREE
Chilling requirement: low
Vigour: strong
Growth habit: semi-upright
Full bloom date: middle August
Production: good

Nectarine Fantasia 

nectarine-fantasia Origin: USA, (Gold King x Red King). Released in 1969.
Very good drying quality. Suitable for local market.
FRUIT
Harvest date: middle January
Mass: 150g
Shape: slightly ovate to round
Skin colour: approximately 75% light red with yellow
Flesh colour: bright yellow
Taste: good
Texture: firm, coarse and melting
Stone: free
Storage ability: poor
TREE
Chilling requirement: medium
Vigour: moderate
Growth habit: upright
Full bloom date: middle September
Production: moderate

Nectarine Fiesta Red 

fiesta-red-nectarine Origin: USA, second generation seedling of (Red Grand x Desert Gold). Released in 1987.
Fruit tends to be small. Suitable for export and local market. Susceptible to Xanthomonas spot.
FRUIT
Harvest date: middle November
Mass: 115g
Shape: round
Skin colour: dark red
Flesh colour: yellow with 70% red when ripe
Taste: very good
Texture: coarse, firm and melting
Stone: cling
Storage ability: very good for 4 weeks at -0.5°C
TREE
Chilling requirement: low
Vigour: strong
Growth habit: semi-upright
Full bloom date: early August
Production: good

Nectarine Flavortop

flavourtop-nectarine Origin: USA, a seedling of open-pollinated Fairtime. Released during 1969.
Very good drying quality. Suitable for export and local market.
FRUIT
Harvest date: early January
Mass: 145g
Shape: slightly ovate to round
Skin colour: full red
Flesh colour: yellow
Taste: excellent
Texture: medium fine, firm and melting
Stone: free
Storage ability: moderate for 3 weeks at -0.5°C
TREE
Chilling requirement: medium
Vigour: medium strong
Growth habit: semi-upright
Full bloom date: early September
Production: good

Nectarine Margaret’s Pride 

margarets-pride-nectarine Origin: RSA, bred by ARC-INFRUITEC from open-pollinated seedling (Fairtime x Selection 45/10). Released in 1991.
FRUIT
Harvest date: middle December
Mass: 160g
Shape: round-oblong to slightly ovate
Skin colour: bright yellow with bright red blush
Flesh colour: yellow
Taste: moderate to good
Texture: melting, soft
Stone: semi-free
Storage ability: good for 4 weeks at -0.5°C
TREE
Chilling requirement: low
Vigour: strong
Growth habit: semi-upright
Full bloom date: late August
Production: very good

Nectarine Mayglo

nect_yellow_mayglo Origin: USA (Fayette peach x May Grand nectarine). Released in 1987.
Leaves easily show nitrogen deficiency. Susceptible to gumspot. Fruit tend to be small. Export and local market. Plant Breeders’ Rights: Zaiger, USA
FRUIT
Harvest date: early November
Mass: 100g
Shape: ovate, slight suture
Skin colour: bright red
Flesh colour: light yellow
Taste: fairly acid
Texture: fine, firm and melting
Stone: cling
Storage ability: moderate for 3 weeks at -0.5°C
TREE
Chilling requirement: low
Vigour: medium strong
Growth habit: upright
Full bloom date: late July
Production: very good

Nectarine Rubysweet 

ruby-sweet Origin: ARC-INFRUITEC – Nietvoorbij. Released in 2007.
Partly funded by DFPT.  Excellent appearance and eating quality. Suitable for export and local market. Recommended for planting in warmer areas. Proper fruit thinning necessary.
FRUIT
Harvest date: First week in November
Mass: 12kg/tree
Shape: round
Skin colour: dark red
Flesh colour: yellow
Taste: very good
Texture: fine
Storage ability: good
TREE
Chilling requirement: medium-low
Vigour: moderate
Growth habit: semi-upright
Full bloom date: 1st week in August
Production: moderate

Nectarine Sunlite

sunlite-nectarine Origin: USA [(Okinawa peach x Panamint) x NJN 21]. Released in 1974.
Fruit tends to be small. Suitable for export and local market.
FRUIT
Harvest date: late November
Mass: 115g
Shape: round
Skin colour: dark red with many lenticells
Flesh colour: yellow
Taste: semi-acid
Texture: medium fine and melting
Stone: free
Storage ability: moderate for 3 weeks at -0.5°C
TREE
Chilling requirement: low
Vigour: strong
Growth habit: semi-upright
Full bloom date: middle August
Production: very good

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