Red Gold Nectarine - Prunus persica var. nucipersica 'Red Gold'

Very large waxy red and gold freestone fruit with yellow melting sweet juicy flesh. Fruit has good shelf life and ships well. Ripens in early September. Self pollinating. Showy pink flowers in early spring. Attractive glossy green foliage.

Water Needs: 
Moderate
Foliage Color: 
Green
Flower Attributes: 
Fragrant
Showy Flowers
Landscape Uses: 
Specimen
Garden Styles: 
Cottage
Traditional
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Height: 
10-20'
Spread: 
5-10'
Flower Colors: 
Pink
Flower Seasons: 
Spring
Special Features: 
Edible
Fall Colour
Winter Interest
Growth Habits: 
Round
Upright
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 5
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Prefers well drained soils. Water regularly as needed. Feed in spring with an all purpose fertilizer prior to new spring growth. Prune when young to create an open branching structure that allows for even light distribution and more consistent ripening of fruit. 

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