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Mericrest Nectarine Tree
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Mericrest Nectarine Tree

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Quick to Produce

Mild, slightly tangy freestone fruit with dark redskin and golden flesh. Resists brown rot, leafspot. Ripens mid to late Aug. Self-pollinating.
Zones 5-8.

Zones: 5 - 8 (-10° F.).
Height: 16' standard, 10' dwarf.
Shade Requirement: Full sun.

Mericrest Nectarine Tree - Standard 2-4 ft.
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Mericrest Nectarine Tree - Semi-Dwarf 2-4 ft
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Mericrest Nectarine Tree - Standard Deluxe
  • 65820
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Mericrest Nectarine Tree - Semi-Dwarf Deluxe
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Mericrest Nectarine Tree Product Details

Botanical Name: Prunus persica var nucipersica 'Mericrest'

Height: 16' standard, 10' dwarf.

Spacing: 16' standard. 12' dwarf.

Depth: Plant with graft union 1 - 2 inches above soil surface.

Spread: 18' standard, 12' dwarf.

Sun/Shade: Full sun.

Pollinator: Self-pollinating, yields better with other peach or nectarine variety.

Yield: 3 - 6 bushels at maturity.

Color: White.

Foliage: Dark green, long narrow leaves.

Blooms: April.

Form: Spreading.

Flower Form: Pink.

Soil Requirements: Fertile, well-drained, organic soil.

Growth Rate: Medium growth rate.

Pruning: Nectarine trees need to be pruned to optimize fruit production and allow light into the tree. Most home gardeners do not prune their trees enough. Pruning encourages new growth and shapes the tree. Prune nectarines hard, removing most of the previous year's growth. Fruit will be produced on the previous year's wood, so leave enough to ensure a good crop, but not overburden the tree. Removing interior branches opens up the tree and allows light to penetrate to lower branches.

Size: 1 inch blossoms.

Comments: The hardiest nectarine. 800 chill hours. Can take temperatures to -14 F. without loss of crop.-20 degrees F. Smooth dark red skin. Firm yellow freestone flesh. Excellent quality. Resistant to brown rot and leaf spot.

Unable to ship to: AE AK CA CO GU HI ID OR PR WA


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2011-01-11
Grows fast
Reviewed By: Michael (Chesterfield, Va)
I recieved my tree as a 3 foot stick with no branches last March (2010). By the first freeze of this fall it had grown to 6 feet tall and some of the braches will need to be pruned this year. I also purchased a Belle of Georgia peach tree that is planted 25 to 30 feet from the Nectarine tree and is growing just as well. These are definately great trees if you plant them in prime areas.


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2007-08-12
I recommend this one...
Reviewed By: Alicia (Winchester, CA)
We are very impressed with this tree! It has grown so quickly in just two years since we have had it. It has already passed up the other two trees we had purchased at the garden center in height, and the fruit is excellent!


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2007-05-28
best nectarines ever
Reviewed By: Jon (Albany, NY)
The fruit is amazing. They produced 125 nectarines in the third year. If you love nectarines buy this tree. These were the best I have ever had and you will love them too.


Mericrest Nectarine Tree - Standard 2-4 ft.
  • 08070
  • Quantity
  • Price

  • For each offer ordered, get 1 tree.
  • Out of Stock
Mericrest Nectarine Tree - Semi-Dwarf 2-4 ft
  • 65918
  • Quantity
  • Price

  • For each offer ordered, get 1 tree.
  • Out of Stock
Mericrest Nectarine Tree - Standard Deluxe
  • 65820
  • Quantity
  • Price

  • For each offer ordered, get 1 tree.
  • Out of Stock
Mericrest Nectarine Tree - Semi-Dwarf Deluxe
  • 65821
  • Quantity
  • Price

  • For each offer ordered, get 1 tree.
  • Out of Stock


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