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Nectarine Trees

You’ll love having nectarines from your own nectarine tree. This fruit can be found in most grocery stores, but once you’ve tasted fresh nectarines at their peak, you’ll only want them homegrown. Our selection of nectarine trees will produce fruit with smooth, firm skin and sweet, juicy flesh. You can eat them right off the tree or freeze or can them for later. Try substituting nectarines for peaches; they are similar in many ways, but their distinctive flavor will offer a new spin on any recipe. And they’re healthy — nectarines are low in calories and are packed with numerous antioxidants, nutrients, vitamins and minerals.

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Buyer's Guide

To ensure your growing success and satisfaction, there are a few things to consider when you buy a nectarine tree.

Mature Tree Size

Make sure you pick the right size for your space. When our nectarine trees mature, they will be one of two sizes:

  • Dwarf nectarine trees mature to be about 8-10' tall and wide. Even though they are smaller, they produce an abundance of full-size fruit.
  • Standard nectarine trees mature to be about 12-15' tall and 15' wide. They are perfect if you have a large space or want a multi-purpose shade tree.

Zone Compatibility

Your climate plays an important role in whether a nectarine tree will produce fruit or even survive. Before ordering a tree, make sure its recommended hardiness zone range includes your area.

Proper Pollination

All of our nectarine trees are self-pollinating, making them ideal for growers who have limited outdoor space and cannot plant a second variety for pollination. If yard space is not an issue for you, we always recommend planting more than one variety for optimum fruit production.

Shipping Information

Our nectarine trees will be shipped to you bare-root (without soil) to ensure good contact with your garden soil. These young trees arrive in a dormant (resting) state and will spring to life soon after planting. They are about 3-4' tall with 3/8" or larger trunk diameter when shipped to you.

Upgrade Option

If you would like a head start on growing a nectarine tree, upgrade to one of our top-grade, robust Stark Supreme Trees®, which are handpicked by our team of experts. They are about 4-5' tall with 5/8" or larger trunk diameter when shipped to you.

Promise of Satisfaction

Since 1816, Stark Bro's has promised to please customers with the very best fruit trees and landscaping products, no matter what. If for any reason you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, let us know within a year of delivery and we will send you a free one-time replacement or a refund of the full purchase price.

Which option is best for me?

Bare-root Trees

Trees that are shipped without soil to ensure good contact with soil in your yard. When shipped, they are about 3-4' tall with 3/8" or larger trunk diameter. When they mature, they will be one of three sizes*:

Dwarf

Matures to be about 8-10' tall and wide. Provides an abundance of full-size fruit.

Semi-Dwarf

Matures to be about 12-15' tall and wide. Gives maximum fruit yield per square foot.

Standard

Matures to be about 15-25' tall and 20' wide. A multi-purpose fruit and shade tree.

Stark Supreme Tree®

Top-grade, bare-root trees that give you a head start on growing. When shipped, they are about 4-5' tall with 5/8" or larger trunk diameter.

EZ Start® Potted Trees

Trees in bottomless pots that allow some roots to be air pruned, so that a dense mass of productive, feeder roots can grow within the pot to make transplanting easier. Mature sizes vary. When shipped, they are about 1-2' tall.

Select EZ Start® Potted Trees

Top-grade, potted trees chosen to give you a head start on growing. When shipped to you, they are about 3-4' tall.

*Tree sizes may vary by variety. See our Growing Guide for details.