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Firebrite Nectarine

Firebrite Nectarine

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Firebrite Nectarine

Prunus persica 'Firebrite'

Firebrite nectarine is an early-maturing variety with a yellow, semi-cling flesh with a bright red skin over a golden yellow background. The tree is moderately vigorous and highly productive with a good resistance to bacterial spot. Firebrite ripens near Redhaven peach time.

Height

10-15 Feet

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Spread

10-15 Feet

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Hardiness Zone

5-8

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3412 Firebrite Nectarine on Standard (Lovell) root, Large 1/2" - 5/8" caliper grade $26.99 Add to Cart

Prunus persica 'Firebrite'
Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Nectarines are self-fertile and can be planted by themselves. Treat a nectarine just like peaches when growing. Thin early and agressively for good size. Prune every year to maintain vigor. You should seek to get between 1-3 feet of new growth a year. Over, 3 feet and you are probably fertilizing too much..
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A Little History about Firebrite Nectarine

One of the many USDA introductions from California coming to us about 1969.

Prunus persica 'Firebrite' Characteristics & Attributes

Bloom Character
Thin heavily for size
Early blooming
Self-fertile
Thin early for size
Disease Resistance
Bacterial spot tolerant
Fruit Characteristics
Medium size fruit
Semi-clingstone
Growth Rate/Habit
Spreading habit
Average vigor
Early to bear
Very productive
Harvest Period
Early summer
Other Attributes
Sub-acid flavor
Very sweet
Site Requirements
Full Sun
Winter hardy
Skill Required
Easy to grow
Uses
High dessert quality
Cooking or baking