A true genetic dwarf, Golden Prolific Nectarine Fruit Tree makes the perfect patio plant or fruit tree for small spaces. Growing only 4-6 feet in height and width, this little nectarine produces huge crops of yellow fleshed, freestone fruits with a deep red skin. Flavor is very rich and sweet and the tree is hardy to USDA Zone 6.
Golden Prolific Nectarine Fruit Tree Details:
Latin Name: Prunus persica
Site and Soil: Peaches and Nectarines like full to 1/2 day sun and well-drained soil.
RootstockDescription: Our Peaches and Nectarines are grafted on Lovell Peach rootstock. Lovell Peach is well adapted to different soil types.
Pollination Requirements: Golden Prolific Nectarine Fruit Tree is self-fertile.
Hardiness: Golden Prolific Nectarine Fruit Tree is hardy to minus 20°F. or below.
Bearing Age: 2-3 years after planting
Size at Maturity: 4-6 ft. in height.
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, as a result will also help protect your tree from peach leaf disease.
USDA Zone: 5-9
Sunset Western Zone: 2-11, 14, 15, 18
Sunset Northeast Zone: Not stated