Harko

The Harko with its yellow melting flesh, rich traditional nectarine flavor and firm texture make it one eating delight. The tree is self fertile and a moderate grower with a spreading habit. Dependable heavy fruit sets require thinning to increase size of fruit and decrease the chance of limb damage.
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USDA ZONES: 5-9 Outdoors
 
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Harko is self-fertile, but the fruit crop will be larger if the tree is planted with a second tree.

Description

Prunus Var nucipersica 'Harko'

One of the highest scoring nectarines in well known taste tests. The Harko has it all, adapted to a wide range of climates, the Harko set well in zone 5 through 9. One of the many great cold hardy varieties introduced by the Harrow Research Station, in southwestern Ontario, Canada, the Harko with its yellow melting flesh, rich traditional nectarine flavor and firm texture make it one eating delight. The tree is self fertile and a moderate grower with a spreading habit. Dependable heavy fruit sets require thinning to increase size of fruit and decrease the chance of limb damage. Disease resistant and tolerant of heat plant the Harko nectarine in a location that gets full 8 hours sun favoring the morning. Nectarine benefit from drying out early to avoid any chance of moisture related disease problems. Very large single flowers are showy making this a perfect accent tree in the edible landscape.
Characteristics
Fruit Color:
Bright yellow
Ripens:
July - July
Sun/Shade:
Full Sun
Water Needs:
regular water
Soil Type:
well-draining
Soil pH Level:
pH of 6.5
Tree Size:
Nectarines like peaches grow to 20 feet when left unpruned. Harko can be held to any height with summer pruning
Years to Bear:
2
Pollination:
Self Pollinating
Bloom Color:
Cold Hardy:
to -10° F
Primary USDA Zone Range:
5 - 9
Secondary USDA Zone Range:
N/A
Chill Hours:
500 - 800
Size & Spacing

Nectarines like peaches grow to 20 feet when left unpruned. Harko can be held to any height with summer pruning

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

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