Prunus persica var. nectarina
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Prunus persica var. nectarina


  family rosaceae 
  genus prunus 

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Genus  Prunus Species  persica Variety  nectarina Cultivar  Common names  nectarine Family  ROSACEAE Specimen number  S2567 Data source  GrUnFr p236
Life cycle
Life form  Terrestrial Life cycle  Various Life span    Annual cycle  Deciduous Stature  Tree Growth form  Various Growth habit  Not applicable Overall height  25' Overall spread   
Sunshine  Various Water  Various Optimal soil texture  Various Acceptable soil pH  Various USDA hardiness  Not classified AHS heat zones  Not classified Sunset climate zones  Not classified
Suitable for gardens  no Nursery  Unknown Compost  no Size at acquisition  Unknown Garden location  Unknown Garden notes 
Special qualities
Tolerates drought  no Tolerates high humidity  no Tolerates seaside conditions  no Insect resistant  no Disease resistant  no Deer resistant  no Best uses    Symbiosis  Attracts butterflies  no Attracts hummingbirds  no Autumn foliage  no Colorful berries  no Desirable qualities    Other interest    Other interest color  Other interest period   
Adverse factors
Common pests  Poisonous parts  Poisonous indications  Internal poison  no Dermatologic poison  no Livestock poison  no Mechanical injury  no Hay fever pollen    Hay fever season    Adverse qualities   
Herbal medicine
Medicinal properties  Medicinal parts  Has medicinal uses  no Do not self-administer  no Do no use if pregnant  no Legally restricted  no Toxicity precautions  Medicinal notes  The fruit is 2 inch round, orange-red skinned that is smooth like a plum, white, yellow or red colored flesh; free-stone or cling-stone. It is nearly identical in taste to a peach. Prunus persica var. nectarina is typically used in jam. Nectarine is most commonly used fresh.
Traditional uses
Parts used  Traditional uses  Contemporary uses  Fragrance  Fragrance parts  Fragrance intensity    Fragrance category    Dye parts  Dye color 
Propagule  Buds Pollination method  Hand pollination Planting style    Crop spacing    Row spacing    Cold frame  Planting period    Harvesting period    Frost tolerance    Heat requirement    Fertilizer  Typical Time to harvest 
Is edible  yes Culinary uses  Fresh   Jam Nutritional value  Edible parts  Fruit Description of edible parts 2 inch round, orange-red skinned that is smooth like a plum, white, yellow or red colored flesh; free-stone or cling-stone Flavor / texture  nearly identical in taste to a peach
Horticulture notes  Propagation of Prunus persica var. nectarina can be achieved with buds. Nectarine probably originates from China.
Tag needs printing  no Collection notes  Prunus persica var. nectarina is deciduous in nature.

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Last reviewed November 01, 2004   


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