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Nectarine 'Sunlite'

Prunus persica var. nucipersica 'Sunlite'

Nectarine (Eng.)

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Nectarines are related to peaches and produce smooth hairless fruit with a single stone. For best results ask a local nursery for advice on choosing the best variety and rootstock for your garden. Sunlite nectarines are red with yellow flesh. Uses: Culinary

Planning

Difficulty
Moderate
Fruiting time
Summer, Spring

Harvesting

Trees blossom during Spring and fruit ripen towards the beginning of Summer.

Propagation

Seed
Sowing time - Spring; Spacing - 1.5 x 4m; Sowing depth - Sow seeds 1-2cm deep and plant trees to the same ground level which it were.; Germination time - 14-21 days;

Special features

Crop rotation
Medium Feeder

Geography

Origin
USA
Natural climate
Mediterranean

Environment

Light
Full Sun, Partial Sun
Soil moisture
Moist
Soil type
Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PH preference
Acid, Neutral
Frost hardiness
Tender

Uses

Edible
Flowers
Notes
Culinary

Personality

Family
Rosaceae
Flower colour
Pink
Scent
Mild

Problems

Fruit are prone to fruit fly and false codling moth attacks. Trees struggle with curly leaves and Manganese and Magnesium deficiencies.

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