How to harvest Nectarine 'Crimson Giant'
Trees are in full bloom by mid-August and fruit will ripen towards the end of December.
How to propagate Nectarine 'Crimson Giant'
Seed grows after cold stratification, therefore usually planted in Spring after a cold Winter. the new plant will not be the same cultivar as the parent and need to be grafted or budded!
Special features of Nectarine 'Crimson Giant'
Trees can be tree-trained or espaliered unto different structures and make a neat hedgerow if regularly pruned.
Other uses of Nectarine 'Crimson Giant'
Peaches and nectarines are valuable sources of minerals and vitamins. Carotene and flavonoids add to the value and even the leaves were used as wash and medicinally!
Fruits are consumed mostly fresh, but it also make refreshing juice and can be preserved.