A picture of a Nectarine 'Mayglo'

Nectarine 'Mayglo'

Prunus persica 'Mayglo'

Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Tender

13b

USDA zone

18°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

5m

Max

Min

3m

Flowering

This plant has a mild fragrance

Nectarine 'Mayglo' Overview

Nectarines are related to peaches and produce smooth hairless fruit with a single stone. For best results ask a local nursery for advice on choosing the best variety and rootstock for your garden. May Glo nectarines are red with pale yellow flesh. Uses: Culinary

Common problems with Nectarine 'Mayglo'

Nectarines struggle with curly leaf. Spray the trees when they are dormant with lime sulfur and when the blossoms start with a copper spray before rainy weather. Keep on doing this weekly until all the leaves are out or the tree is in 50% flower.

    How to harvest Nectarine 'Mayglo'

    Tree blossoms in July with fruit ripening within the first weeks of November.

    How to propagate Nectarine 'Mayglo'

    Seed

    Seeds need cold stratification. Plant seed in Spring after a cold Winter about 3cm deep. It will start to grow in 1-2 months. The seeds will not breed true to type and need to be grafted or budded.

    Special features of Nectarine 'Mayglo'

    Hedge plant

    Trees can be tree trained or espaliered into interesting shapes and forms, including a neat hedge row.

    Other uses of Nectarine 'Mayglo'

    Culinary

    Medicinal

    High source of carotene and flavonoids, minerals like iron and vitamins. Health benefits include preventing heart disease and cancer, better eye sight for long, alkalizing effect on the whole body.

    Edible

    Fruits are used fresh, juiced or preserved.