Ruby Grand Nectarine


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Ruby-red blush covers this exceptionally sweet, early-ripening nectarine. Ruby Grand has rich, firm, yellow freestone flesh that melts in your mouth and is great for all purposes: eating fresh, canning, freezing, and drying. Requires approximately 700-800 chill hours.


Growing Considerations for Ruby Grand Nectarine

USDA Zones: 6, 7, 8, 9

Pollination Requirement: Self-Fertile

Harvest Period: Early

Origin Date: 1945 and beyond

Uses: Fresh Eating, Desserts / Pies, Cooking / Sauces, Canning / Preserves

Storage: A few weeks

Years to Bear: 1-3 years

Recommended Spacing: 12-16 ft.

Rootstock: Lovell

Mature Size: 12-16 ft.

Pruning: Summer prune to maintain 8 ft.

Water Requierments: 12-15 gallons per week May through Sept.

Shape when Shipped: Feathered (prominent branching)


Size supplied when shipped: 1/2 to 3/4 inch caliper*;  Trees range from 4-8 ft. in our field and trimmed to 4 to 5 ft. when shipped. Our young two year trees are most often feathered (side limbs).  *As noted by University of California Scientists and other qualified professionals the most successful trees often have caliper from 1/2" to 5/8" and usually establish faster than smaller and larger planting stock.


                                                                                                  

 


Shipping Note:  Our fruit trees and berries are delivered to you bareroot during their winter dormancy from January through May depending on USDA zone. Trees are shipped with your invoice and helpful planting directions. There is no minimum quantity required but shipping rate for an individual tree is expensive since UPS/Fed Ex charge a dimensional weight and an additional handling fee to ship a tree. You'll find it's cost effective to consider a handful of trees,vines or our helpful Tree Starter Kits.

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This product was added to our catalog on Wednesday 09 August, 2017.