Spice Zee NectaPlum® Tree

Standard, Bare-root. Ships 3 – 4' Tall with a 3/8" trunk. Professionally pruned for FREE!
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About the Spice Zee NectaPlum® Tree

The Spice Zee NectaPlum® Tree, a groundbreaking creation from Zaiger Hybrids, seamlessly combines the sought-after qualities of nectarines and plums into one extraordinary fruit. This white-fleshed stone fruit showcases a stunning transformation as it matures, with dark maroon skin evolving into a delicate pale pink hue, signaling its peak ripeness.

As the first NectaPlum®, Spice Zee has a rich lineage resulting in its distinctive characteristics and exceptional flavor profile. This unique fruit offers a delightful blend of sweetness and acidity. With its juicy white flesh and hints of both nectarine and plum, this fruit delivers a taste sensation that is truly unmatched. Admire the tree’s ornamental qualities as well, from its magnificent purplish-pink spring blooms to its striking red foliage in late summer, creating a picturesque landscape

How to Grow the Spice Zee NectaPlum® Tree

Enjoy abundant harvests without the need for additional pollinators, thanks to the tree’s self-fertile nature. Thriving in USDA Zones 6-10, this adaptable tree thrives in a wide range of climates and soils, making it accessible to more growers. Revel in a bountiful yield of delectable fruit, with the tree’s high productivity ensuring a plentiful harvest each season. With chilling requirements of 200-300 hours, Spice Zee thrives in both low and high chill environments.

Transform your garden with the unparalleled beauty and flavor of the Spice Zee NectaPlum® Tree. Whether enjoyed fresh off the tree or incorporated into your favorite recipes, this extraordinary fruit tree promises a feast for the senses like no other.

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, Purple
Chill Hours 200 - 300
Fruit Color Pink
Fruit Size Large
Pollination Self-Pollinating
Ripens/Harvest July
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained
Soil pH Level 6.5 - 7.0
Taste Mild, Subacid, Sweet, Tangy
Texture Firm
Years to Bear 2 - 4
Zone Range 6 - 10

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 - 10
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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