Nectarines are basically just peaches without the fuzz, and like their fuzzy cousins, nectarines are sweet, juicy, and delicious. Growing nectarines isn’t complex, but these deciduous fruit trees do require a dependable water supply, regular fertilization and proper pruning. The following articles provide tips and best practices for growing nectarine trees in your garden.
Getting no fruit on the nectarine trees? If there are no obvious diseases or insect pests, why is the nectarine tree not fruiting? There are quite a few reasons for a fruitless nectarine tree. Find out how to get fruit on nectarine trees in this article.
Pruning a nectarine is an important part of taking care of the tree. There are a number of reasons for cutting back a nectarine tree each with a specific purpose. This article will help with the ins and outs of nectarine pruning.
It?s relatively easy to grow fruit trees in containers, so you can keep them on a porch or patio and even bring them inside during the harshest parts of winter. Learn more about how to grow a nectarine tree in a pot and potted nectarine tree care in this article.
Stay a step ahead of nectarine pests without drenching your trees in toxic chemicals. How? This article explains when to spray nectarines, and offers some advice on the least toxic options when it comes time to do so. Click here to learn more.
Nectarines happen to be one of my favorite fruits, but it can be hard to tell the exact perfect time to pick them. When is the best time to pick a nectarine and how to harvest nectarines? Find out in this article.
If you have a nectarine tree, then you know that they tend to set a lot of fruit. Certain fruit trees set more fruit than the tree can handle and includes nectarines. Learn about thinning nectarine fruit in this article.
In many parts of the country, it's not summer until peaches and nectarines start to ripen on local fruit trees. But what if your fruits aren't perfect, or worse, your nectarines are oozing? Read here to learn more.