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Fantasia Nectarine Prunus persica 'Fantasia'

Previously known as:

  • Prunus persica var. nucipersica 'Fantasia'
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PROO-nus PER-se-kuh
Description

Good for eating fresh or using in your recipes. They are low in calories and provide antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. The mature size of the tree depends on the version that you choose, standard or semi-dwarf.

Height:  12-15 ft. or 8-10 ft.    Width:  15 ft. or 8-10 ft.

Site: Good air flow to assist thermal environment for the tree.

 

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  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Prunus
    Species:
    persica
    Family:
    Rosaceae
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Edible
    Tree
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Growth Rate:
    Rapid
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    5a, 5b, 6b, 6a, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9b, 9a
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Red/Burgundy
    Display/Harvest Time:
    Spring
    Fruit Description:
    It produces large-sized, freestone fruit. It features a red skin and yellow firm flesh. Excellent quality and productive. It is also quite cold-hardy. Ripens in mid-season.
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Pink
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
    Flower Petals:
    4-5 petals/rays
    Flower Description:
    The five-petal, solid or paired pink flowers bloom early in spring, before leaf sprouts.
  • Leaves:
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Type:
    Compound (Pinnately , Bipinnately, Palmately)
    Leaf Shape:
    Lanceolate
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Length:
    3-6 inches
    Leaf Width:
    < 1 inch
    Leaf Description:
    The leaves are lanceolate shaped, 3-6 inches in length and 0.8-1.2 inches broad. Pinnately veined.
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Problems:
    Problem for Cats
    Problem for Dogs
    Problem for Horses