A picture of a Nectarine 'Margaret's Pride'

Nectarine 'Margaret's Pride'

Prunus persica 'Margaret's Pride'

Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Tender

13b

USDA zone

18°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

10m

Max

Min

6m

Flowering

This plant has a mild fragrance

Nectarine 'Margaret's Pride' 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. Margaret's Pride nectarines have red skins. Uses: Culinary

Common problems with Nectarine 'Margaret's Pride'

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 'Margaret's Pride'

    Trees blossom in August. Fruit will ripen by mid-December.

    How to propagate Nectarine 'Margaret's Pride'

    Seed

    Seed need cold stratification. Plant in Spring after a cold Winter. The seedling will not breed true to type, but need to be grafted or budded with desired cultivar.

    Special features of Nectarine 'Margaret's Pride'

    Hedge plant

    Trees can be tree-trained or espaliered into interesting shapes.

    Other uses of Nectarine 'Margaret's Pride'

    Culinary

    Medicinal

    Leaves have been used as wash and as medicine for centuries. The fruit is rich in minerals and vitamins as well as high in carotene and flavonoids.

    Edible

    Fruits are used fresh or juiced. It can also be preserved to make preserve.