DWARF Nectarines

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 DWARF Nectarines

Dwarf Nectarines varieties have been welcomed into the PlantNet® suite under the banner of the Backyard Beauties™ Range. This range is exclusive to PlantNet and its nurseries.

PLEASE BE ADVISED WE RECOMMEND DWARF TREES ARE STAKED PERMANENTLY DUE TO TREES PRODUCING HIGH CROP LOADS.

 

 

  • Tuscany™ (variety Caldesi)- Tuscany is fresh from Italy where food is considered a religion! Tuscany is a medium to large premium quality white flesh Nectarine.  It has deep red skin with white flesh and a freestone. It has a beautiful aromatic flavour and matures in early February. 
  • Royal Gem™ (variety Jade)  It is self fertile and has pinkish flesh. It comes from France, a country where passion and food are used in the same sentence! Royal Gem is a medium sized premium quality Nectarine  It has deep red skin on a creamy background with unique pinkish white flesh. Royal Gem has firm flesh, fantastic taste, flavour, with a semi freestone and matures in early December.
  • FlavortopIs a popular variety of Nectarine that has been available in Australia for many years - we have just made it a DWARF variety of Nectarine!!! This dwarf version is exactly the same as its full size counterpart but more prolific.  It produces large yellow fleshed fruit with a freestone. The fruit has excellent flavour which goes hand in hand with its smooth red skin.  Flavortop matures around late January to early February.
  • Crimson Baby - is a well known variety of Nectarine. The dwarf version is exclusive to PlantNet, and is exactly the same as its full size counterpart but more prolific.  This early season fruit (late November) is completely self fertile and very fruitful. It produces an attractive smooth yellowed skin fruit which is almost covered by a red blush, dusted with light-coloured speckles. The fruit has yellow flesh and is clingstone.
  • Fantasia is a popular yellow fleshed Nectarine which is firm, sweet and very juicy with red skin over a yellow background. It has an excellent flavour and a freestone harvesting in February. It has excellent shelf life once harvested. Available from VIC, SA and NSW only.

 

  • Goldmine is probably one of the most popular white fleshed Nectarines, it has a medium sized fruit with red skin over green, and is tender and juicy with a good flavour with a freestone harvesting in February. Available from VIC, SA and NSW only
  • Sundowner is a nectarine variety, which has been available in Australia for many years. PlantNet now makes it available as a dwarf variety of Nectarine. It has medium sized fruit with full red skin over a yellow/orange background, which has beautiful sweet, yellow flesh. It is a freestone nectarine, which matures in late March. Available from VIC, SA and NSW only.
  • Early Rivers is a nectarine variety, which has been available in Australia for many years. PlantNet now makes it available as a dwarf variety of Nectarine. It has large, round fruit with red skin over a yellow background. The flesh is a tender, juicy, white flesh with excellent flavour. It is a freestone nectarine, which matures in early December. Available from VIC, SA and NSW only.


These trees will need staking when young as they crop very heavily. These varieties certainly fit into the Backyard Beauties Range and would be BELLISSIMO in anyone's garden.

Plant them in a tub or a large pot for easy gardening.  Not to mention a guarantee the kids will love them!

See our great maturity guide for harvest timing, under the plant care tab on the plantnet home page.

 

All varieties grow to a height of 1.5m-2.0m and a width of 1.5m-2.0m. 

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The Pollinators

NONE!!! All varieties are 100% self fertile, which means NO pollinators are required to set fruit.

                                

                                

     Not recommended for coastal QLD and Northern NSW as winters are not cold enough to produce fruit.                         

                                                         

                                 

 

 

 

 

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