A picture of a Nectarine 'Alpine'

Nectarine 'Alpine'

Prunus persica 'Alpine'

Full Sun
Moderate care
Frequent watering
Tender

13b

USDA zone

18°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

3m

Min

4m

Flowering

This plant has a mild fragrance

Nectarine 'Alpine' 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. Alpine nectarines have red skins and yellow flesh and was bred in South Africa with parents Sunlite x May Glo. Uses: Culinary

Common problems with Nectarine 'Alpine'

Peaches struggle with curly leaf mites! Spray copper weekly when the growing season start until 50 persent in blossom or lime sulfur when dormant as a preventative. During growing season monitor for insects like fruit fly and false codling moth.

    How to harvest Nectarine 'Alpine'

    Trees will be in full bloom in late Winter(last week July0 and fruit will ripens early Summer(towards the end of November).

    How to propagate Nectarine 'Alpine'

    Cuttings

    Commercially nectarines are budded on a peach or seedling rootstock.

    Seed

    Seed need cold stratification. Plant in Spring after a cold winter or keep seeds in the fridge for a few weeks.

    Special features of Nectarine 'Alpine'

    Hedge plant

    Nectarines can be espaliered or pruned in many shapes and forms, including a hedge row.

    Other uses of Nectarine 'Alpine'

    Culinary

    Edible

    Fruits are used fresh, juiced or preserved.