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Easy-to-Grow Firey Red Flavortop Nectarine

  • Large, Juicy, Red Fruit
  • Suitable for Southern States
  • Freestone and Self Pollinating

Summertime isn't summertime without the juicy goodness of nectarines, which is a great incentive for growing your own. Our Flavortop Nectarine (Prunus persica nucipersica 'Flavortop') Tree is an easy-to-grow variety that rewards its growers with mountains of fruit, season in and season out.

The Flavortop Nectarine Tree produces large, firm and delicious freestone fruit that the whole family can appreciate. Largely considered to be one of the most adaptable fruit trees for the home planter, this tree basically grows itself once it's in the ground, you just wait for the harvest other than regularly weekly watering. The Flavortop Nectarine Tree prefers full-sun planting for optimal results and health and is adaptable to a wide range of soil conditions across Zones 5-9.

Wait for this beautiful self-pollinating tree to beckon in spring each year with a cloak of soft pink spring blooms that release their sweet fragrance into the air, wafting to pollinators to come and bask in its allure. Come mid-summer, your bounty will be ready for the taking as your tree becomes heavy with red, smooth, shiny nectarines.

Our Flavortop Nectarine Tree produces large fruits with telltale fiery red skin that sets the landscape aglow at harvest time. The flesh of the Flavortop Nectarine is phenomenally juicy, sweet and full of flavor, a feat that helped to seal its reputation as one of the most beloved of all the nectarine varieties.

The fruit of the Flavortop Nectarine Tree is not just delicious, but also good for you. It's loaded with vitamin C, known to support immune health, and also a good source of potassium and carotenoids. The nectarine provides a tasty way to bone up on antioxidants that fight free-radical damage.

For the foodie or avid home chef, nectarines are a versatile addition to the fruit bowl. Slice them and add to a fruit salad or compote, substitute them for peaches in an array of baked goods, or turn them into homemade jams and jellies.

The Flavortop Nectarine is a showy edible tree that would be a great addition to any yard. Order yours today!

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Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

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Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
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
Size Volume
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
Size Volume
#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
Size Volume
#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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0 - 19.99 14.95
20 - 49.99 17.95
50 - 69.99 19.95
70 - 99.99 24.95
100 - 129.99 29.95
130 - 130+ Approx 25%

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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.

PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Flavortop Nectarine Tree Is Suited to Grow in Zones 5-9
Growing Zones 5-9
More Information
Botanical Name Prunus persica nucipersica 'Flavortop'
Mature Height Standard: 15 - 25 feet
Soil Type Widely Adaptable
Sun Exposure Full Sun