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Garden Delight Nectarine is self-fertile, but the fruit crop will be
if the tree is planted with a second tree.
Prunus persica Var. Nucipersica 'Garden Delight'
Garden Delight nectarine is one of the most adaptable of all the miniature fruit trees. Large yellow freestone with at a rich traditional nectarine flavor. This is a very dependable heavy setting selection and one of the earliest introductions for Zaiger hybrids. Self-fruitful and late season ripening make the Garden Delight Miniature nectarine a perfect consideration for a successive ripening orchard of miniature fruit trees. As with most genetic dwarf fruit trees the spring bloom is spectacular.
Genetic Dwarfs can make excellent accent shrub or a great screen tree. With a natural top height of 6 feet this is the perfect fruit tree for small yards. Consider genetic dwarfs for a hedge row spaced 3 to 5 feet on center
Plant 5 to 8 feet on center. Ideal for high density planting
< Peaches and Nectarines prefer light, well-drained soil. If poor drainage is suspected, consider mounding 18 to 24 inches high by 4 feet wide or build a raised bed of 12 to 18 inches high and 3 feet square. Use native soil and plant directly into the mound or raised bed. Mulching helps retain moisture and stabilize the mound and cool the soil temperature. Mulch to 3 to 4 inches deep and 3 to 4 feet outside the canopy. Peaches and Nectarines grow best in full sun in a location where they get at least 8 hours of direct sunlight. avoid areas where cold air or frost settle. White Peaches and nectarines are susceptible to moisture related diseases and benefit from being planted where they get the earliest morning sun, the drying sun. Choose a protected location that is sheltered from wind. Water regularly, to get established, during the first year. Genetic Miniature Peach and Nectarines require thinning to get good size on your fruit. The trees are very productive . Pruning in the summer to control the height and shape of your tree.