So unique, the smooth burgundy skin of the Candy Sprinkles Nectarine Tree (Persica var. nucipersica 'Candy Sprinkles') will leave you breathless when you slice it open to reveal the apricot-yellow flesh sprinkled with pinks and reds inside! Super sweet, this is a delightful fruit inside and out and features a hint of tropical flavors!
The gorgeous pink spring blossoms are fragrant and a pollinator's favorite! Then the longer dark-green foliage emerges to fill out your tree until fall frosts. Then the burgundy-red blushed skinned fruits begin forming and are sweet and smooth with a slightly spicy aftertaste!
Candy Sprinkles ripens late summer for most climates and is ready for late summer! These are self-fertile trees and you'll love the easy-to-prep freestone fruit for fresh eating snacks, pies, tarts, preserves and more!
Nectarine Trees are fantastic front and back yard landscaping trees that can take the place of that simple flowering tree and provide you a fruiting and flowering tree that rewards you for years to come with shade, fruit and fall color too! Dual-purpose edible landscaping ensures you have both beauty and food sustainability in your garden and huge harvests of delectable, healthy homegrown produce!
Candy Sprinkles is beautiful inside and out, and is ideal for a garden accent or specimen! Any sunny site will become enhanced by these pink blossoms and uniquely hued fruit! Not to mention the privacy and shade the handsome foliage lends you and your local songbird population! Of course, they're just the new Nectarine of a different hue that your orchard has been needing!
Nectarine Tree care is not as difficult as you'd think, they need full sun for the most blooms and fruit and does best in a very well-drained location that's enriched. Provide moderate, yet consistent moisture access and a thick layer of mulch over the surface, favoring some extra moisture in harsh times and regular fertility.
Candy Sprinkles Nectarine Tree is such a unique flowering tree and delicious specimen that you'll not wait for your harvest every year! Get fruit trees no one on your block has yet - delivered to your door - by NatureHills.com!
Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.
Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!
Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.
Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.
|Young Plants to 18 Months|
|2"x2"x3"||Ranges from||.18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume|
|4.5" Container||Equal to||.65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume|
|Sprinter Pot||Equal to||.63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume|
|4" Container||Ranges from||.31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume|
|6" Container||Equal to||1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume|
|1 Quart||Equal to||1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume|
|5.5" Container||Equal to||1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x5"||Ranges from||.8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x6"||Ranges from||1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x9"||Ranges from||1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x10"||Ranges from||1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old|
|2 Quart||Equal to||2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume|
|#1 Container||Ranges from||2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume|
|5"x5"x12"||Equal to||3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 2 - 4 Years Old|
|#2 Container||Ranges from||1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume|
|#3 Container||Ranges from||2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 3 - 5 Years Old|
|#5 Container||Ranges from||2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume|
|#7 Container||Ranges from||5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume|
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|Brand||Nature Hills' Choice|
|Botanical Name||Prunus persica var. nucipersica 'Candy Sprinkles'|
|Mature Height||12 - 15 feet|
|Mature Spread||10 - 12 feet|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|
|Soil||Well Drained Soil|
|Pruning Time||Late Winter|