Pacific Pride Nectarine ™
Pacific Pride Nectarine ™, a selected seedling of Kreibich Nectarine, is a new variety that bears abundant crops of aromatic, delectably sweet and juicy, flavorful, white flesh Nectarines. Pacific Pride™ ripens about two weeks later than Kreibich, and holds up well in cold storage. Like Kreibich, it appears to be very resistant to Peach Leaf Curl.
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: Pacific Pride ™ appears to be self-fertile.
Hardiness: Pacific Pride™ is hardy to minus 20º F. or below.
Bearing Age: 2-3 years after planting
Size at Maturity: 10-12 ft. in height.
Bloom Time: Mid March to 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
Sunset Western Zone: 2-11, 14, 15, 18
Sunset Northeast Zone: Not stated