Flavortop Nectarine Tree
Firey Red Nectarine
The Flavortop Nectarine produces large, firm freestone fruit with fiery red skin and flavorful, juicy yellow flesh.
With a mature height of 15-25 feet the Flavortop Nectarine will benefit from yearly pruning and is considered the most adaptable of all fruit trees for home garden planting.
The Flavortop Nectarine will welcome spring with clouds of soft pink colored blooms followed by abundant red, smooth, shiny, fruit in mid summer.
'Flavortop' is suited for the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic, lower Midwest and West.
The Flavortop Nectarine is delicious fresh off the tree but it is also perfect for desserts and preserves. Imagine serving creamy nectarine smoothies to family and friends in the summer. Yum, it's like summer in a glass.
With a large harvest you can be a hero in the winter too. Fill your house with the scent of a fresh nectarine cobbler baking for your family.
The Flavortop Nectarine is a showy tree that would be a great addition to any yard. A guaranteed cure for the winter blues!
* Large, Juicy, Red Fruit
* Suitable for Southern States
* Freestone and Self Pollinating
Buying Options for Plants
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.
- Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
- Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.
Nature Hills Container Size by Volume
|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||.655 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume|
|3.5" Container||Equal to||.67 dry quart / .74 dry liter in volume|
|4" Container||Equal to||.87 dry quart / .96 dry liter 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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Early Ripening Flavortop Nectarine
The Flavortop Nectarine is another fantastic examples of John H. Weinberger enormous contribution to plant production. One of the the most popular varieties with the widest range of adaptation planted today.
Introduced in 1969, Flavortop was a cross of the peach Fairtime with a seedling of an Independence Nectarine called Red King. Flavortop ripens much earlier than Fantastia Nectarine are much different in flavor and ripening time. However, both have been recognized in taste tests around the country as top flavored varieties for many years.
|Brand||Nature Hills Nursery|
|Botanical Name||Prunus persica nucipersica 'Flavortop'|
|Mature Height||Standard: 15 - 25 feet|
|Soil Type||Widely Adaptable|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|