Arctic Glo White Nectarine
An exceedingly fine nectarine for fresh eating, the Arctic Glo white nectarine has the perfect balance of sugars and acids with an intoxicating fragrance when they’re perfectly ripe. As with so many of the fruits bred by the wizards at Zaiger this is one that you can’t possibly get enough of. A great one for the home orchardist. Ripens early in the season.
Latin Name: Prunus persica
Site and Soil: Peaches and Nectarines like full to 1/2 day sun and well-drained soil.
Rootstock Description: Our Peaches and Nectarines are grafted on Lovell Peach rootstock. Lovell Peach is well adapted to different soil types.
Pollination Requirements: Self-fertile.
Hardiness: Hardy to minus 20°F or below.
Chill Hours: 400-500
Bearing Age: 2-3 years after planting
Size at Maturity: 10-12 ft. in height.
Taste: Well-balanced sugar and acid flavor
Fruit Skin: Red
Fruit Flesh: White
Bloom Time: Mid March – Early April
Ripening Time: Mid August
Yield: 50+ lbs.
Pests & Diseases: The foliage of Peaches and Nectarines can be damaged by Peach Leaf Curl. Plant resistant varieties or spray with copper 2 to 3 times during the winter. Clear, copper colored exudations on the trunk and branches are symptoms of bacterial canker. Copper sprays will also help protect your tree from this disease.
USDA Zone: 5-9