Arctic Jay White Nectarine
A juicy, fragrant and flesh-melting nectarine (the nectarine’s flesh that is), Arctic Jay bears attractive, firm, freestone fruits with a red blushed skin and gorgeous white flesh.
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 10°F or below.
Chill Hours: 400-500
Bearing Age: 2-3 years after planting
Size at Maturity: 10-12 ft. in height.
Taste: Sweet, low-acid, juicy
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: 6-9