Goldmine nectarine is a popular heirloom still regarded by many as one of the best flavored. The Goldmine nectarine was first discovered in a private garden in New Zealand in the late 1800's as a chance seedling. Red over yellow-green skin, free stone variety. Goldmine nectarines are aromatic, sweet, juicy, white fleshed fruit. Low chill requirement so suitable for a wide range of climates. Please refer below for information on the Goldmine nectarine fruit tree for sale. ***Please note: this is a 1-year tree (younger and smaller than our typical 2- year trees). This 1-year tree is about 2-3 feet tall when shipped and 1/4" in caliper.
Considerations for Goldmine Nectarine
USDA Zones: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Uses: Fresh Eating, Desserts / Pies, Canning / Preserves
Harvest Period: Late
Low Chill: Yes
Pollination Requirement: Self-Fertile
Origin Date: 1800`s
Storage: A few weeks
Years to Bear: 1-3 years
Recommended Spacing: 12-16 ft.
Mature Size: 12-16 ft.
Pruning: Summer prune to maintain 8 ft.
Water Requirements: 12-15 gallons per week May through Sept.
Size of tree
***Please note: this is a 1-year tree (younger and smaller than our typical 2- year trees). This 1-year tree is about 2-3 feet tall when shipped and 1/4" in caliper. Pruning tip
Basic idea for Pruning: Most fruit trees should be pruned in frost-free periods mid to late winter. (apricots best after bud break) Remove most vertical branches and shorten side branches. Fruiting wood is best on horizontal to 45 degree limbs. Learn more...
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.