Cavalier Nectarine Tree - Prunus persica

 


The Cavalier Nectarine Tree
          
Mature Height
Semi-Dwarf: 20 - 25 Feet
Soil Type
Widely Adaptable
Sun Exposure
Full Sun
Characteristics
firm, freestone
Support Required
No
Bloom Period
Mid-Season
Will Produce
3 - 5 years
Pollinator Required
No
Harvest Period
August
Root Stock
Semi-Dwarf: St. Julian


About the Cavalier Nectarine Tree :
The Cavalier Nectarine is Medium size, firm, aromatic, with yellow freestone.

The Cavalier Nectarine has orange-yellow skin blushed with mottled dark red.

The Cavalier Nectarine has flesh that is resistant to brown rot.

The Cavalier Nectarine comes from Virginia. It ripens mid to late July in Central California, one week before Alberta peach.

The Cavalier nectarines soften rapidly and are best if picked while in a firm condition.

It requires approximately 700-800 chilling hours.

Cavalier is self-fruitful so does not require cross pollination and needs to be planted in a good site with well-drained and fertile soil.


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