Nectarine

Nectarine 'Snowqueen'

Nectarine - Nectarine  'Snowqueen'

Common Name: Nectarine
Genus: Nectarine
Cultivar: 'Snowqueen'

Category: Fruit & Vegetables
Features: Edible fruit

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 8.00 m (800 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 6.00 m (600 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Pink
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: April & May

Soil Type: Normal/Loam
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

  • Rate of growth: slow growing


A popular nectarine that has large crimson fruit with juicy white flesh. It produces pink flowers in mid-spring and superb nectarines with an outstanding flavour in late September. A reliable high yielding tree that is best grown against a warm wall.

  • Garden care: When planting incorporate lots of well-rotted garden compost in the planting hole and stake firmly. Prune in summer to reduce the risk of silver leaf and bacterial canker.