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About the Arctic Blaze White Nectarine Tree

Introducing the Arctic Blaze White Nectarine Tree, a flavor sensation prized for its succulent, low-acid white flesh encased in stunning, red-skinned, creamy white fruit. Developed by Zaiger Genetics, this taste test champion delights with its robust flavor and satisfying texture.

In spring, it dazzles with its profusion of large, showy flowers, adding enchantment to your home garden. By mid to late August a generous yield of large, semi-freestone fruit. Not only visually striking, but these nectarines also boast a delightful flavor – sweet, rich, and mildly subacid when fully ripe. This late summer treasure is perfect for desserts and fresh snacking.

Known for its excellent storage and transport qualities, the Arctic Blaze is a favorite among farmers and homesteaders alike, a testament to its quality.

How to Grow the Arctic Blaze White Nectarine Tree

This popular white nectarine tree is self-pollinating and has a low chill requirement. Thriving in USDA Hardiness Zones 6-9, this self-fertile tree requires approximately 700-800 chill hours for optimal growth and fruit production. Plant it in a sunny location with at least 6 hours of direct sunlight daily, in well-drained soil with a slightly acidic to neutral pH. Pruning in late winter while dormant helps stimulate new growth and maintain its desired shape.

The Arctic Blaze White Nectarine Tree is not just a culinary delight, it’s also a timeless addition to your garden, offering both a bountiful harvest and ornamental allure.

Survival Guaranteed!

Since 1816, Stark Bro’s has promised to provide customers with the very best fruit trees and plants. It’s just that simple. If your trees or plants do not survive, please let us know within one year of delivery. We will send you a free one-time replacement, with a nominal shipping fee of $9.99. If the item in question is not available, we can issue a one-time credit to your account equaling the original product purchase price or issue you a refund. Read more about our warranty policy.

Characteristics

Bloom Color Pink
Chill Hours 700 - 800
Fruit Color Red
Fruit Size Large
Pollination Self-Pollinating
Ripens/Harvest Late August
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained
Soil pH Level 6.0 - 7.0
Taste Sweet
Texture Firm
Years to Bear 2 - 4
Zone Range 6 - 9

Size & Spacing

Mature Size

When your tree matures, it will be approximately 12 - 15' tall x 12 - 15' wide.

Recommended Spacing

We recommend spacing these trees 12 - 15' apart to ensure room for growth.

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 6 - 9
My Hardiness Zone ?
The USDA hardiness zones offer a guide to varieties that will grow well in certain climates. Each zone corresponds to the minimum winter temperatures experienced in a given area. Make sure that your hardiness zone lies within the zone compatibility range of this variety before ordering.

Pollination

This variety is self pollinating.

In many cases, you may still want to plant pollinating partners to increase the size of your crops, but with self-pollinating varieties doing so is optional. You'll get fruit with only one plant!

Tools & Supplies

Having the proper tools and supplies when growing your own can make the difference between a good harvest and a great harvest! Here's a list that our experts recommend for this variety.

Planting & Care

Learn all about how to grow nectarine trees in The Growing Guide. An entire section of our website dedicated to your growing success.

Shipping Information

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