Double Delight Nectarine

Double Delight a wonderful sweet rich flavored yellow fleshed fruit with just a hint of acid. A true desert quality fruit, good for fresh eating, or drying.

$49.99
Item #1837.
Availability: In stock

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USDA ZONES: 6-9 Outdoors
 
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Is This Plant Self Pollinating?

Double Delight Nectarine is self-fertile, but the fruit crop will be larger if the tree is planted with a second tree.

Description

Prunus persica var. nucipersica 'Double Delight'

Double Delight nectarine is the variety that set the home garden on end when it was introduced in the late 1980's. a Zaiger selection, this nectarine delights on two fronts. First, you'll be dazzled by the beautiful double-petaled pink flowers in the early spring a real show stopper in the landscape. plant this tree as a focal point in your edible landscape. But then prepare for the abundant crop of medium size dark red fruit that load up on the tree. This is the second treat of the Double Delight nectarine. a wonderful sweet rich flavored yellow fleshed fruit with just a hint of acid. The dependable cropping of the Double Delight always means you have plenty of this mid season ripening fruit. Plant this tree in areas where nectarines are known to do well. A true desert quality fruit, good for fresh eating, or drying. This is one of the top varieties of nectarines for the home gardener. Does well in low chill climates

Characteristics
Fruit Color:
Yellow
Ripens:
July - August
Sun/Shade:
Full Sun
Water Needs:
regular water
Soil Type:
well-draining
Soil pH Level:
pH of 6.5
Tree Size:

15' height with 12' spread

Years to Bear:
3
Pollination:
Self Pollinating
Bloom Color:
Cold Hardy:
to 32° F
Primary USDA Zone Range:
6 - 9
Secondary USDA Zone Range:
N/A
Chill Hours:
500 - 600
Size & Spacing

15' height with 12' spread

8 to 10 Feet on Center, can be held to any size with summer pruning

Planting & Care
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