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NECTARINES

Arctic Blaze
Taste test winner. One of the best of the new low acid white nectarines: rich flavor and firm texture in early season, very sweet when soft ripe. Large size, red and creamy white skin. Harvest mid to late-August in central California, after Arctic Queen white nectarine. Tested as 121LB410. Estimated chilling requirement 7-800 hours. Self-fruitful. Patent #10174. (Zaiger)
Arctic Glo
Sprightly-sweet, early season white-fleshed nectarine. High scores in taste tests: nice balance of sugar and acid, very appealing flavor. Highly recommended for home orchards. Late June/early July in central CA. 6-700 hours. Self-fruitful. (Zaiger)
Arctic Jay
Taste test winner: best of all fruits at the Dave Wilson Nursery blind fruit tasting held July 5, 1996.' Very attractive, firm, freestone fruit is richly flavored, with a balance of acid and sugar. Ripens between Arctic Glo and Heavenly White white nectarines. Estimated chill requirement: 500 hours or less. Self fruitful. Patent #9908. (Zaiger)
Arctic Queen
Delicious, super-sweet white nectarine, similar to Arctic Rose, but ripening 3-4 weeks later (early August in central California.). Rich flavor, nice crunchy texture when firm ripe - extremely sweet when soft ripe. High-scoring in taste tests. 600-700 hours. Self-fruitful. (Zaiger)
Arctic Rose
Delicious, super-sweet, white nectarine. Very high-scoring in taste tests. Rich flavor and nice crunchy texture when firm ripe-extremely sweet when soft ripe. Harvest mid to late July in central California. Highly recommended for home orchards. 600-700 hours. Self-fruitful. (Zaiger)
Arctic Star
Early-season, super sweet, white fleshed nectarine. Low in acid, no tartness. Rave reviews in trial tastings. Semi-freestone with beautiful dark red skin. Harvest approximately June 10th to 30th at Hickman, California. Self-fruitful. Patent #9332. (Zaiger)
Aromatique Nectarine
White flesh with great flavor. French aromatic. Smells as good as it tastes. Self-fruitful white freestone.
Double Delight Yellow Freestone
Sensational fruit consistently the best-flavored yellow nectarine - plus magnificent, double pink flowers. Dark red-skinned, freestone fruit is sweet, with unusually rich flavor — very high-scoring in taste tests. Heavy bearing tree. Harvest early-to-mid July in central California. Estimated chilling requirement is 300 hours. Self-fruitful. (Zaiger)
Fantasia
Popular, large, yellow freestone. Early harvest fruit is firm-ripe and tangy, later harvest is sweet, with rich flavor: high-scoring in taste tests. Late July/early August in central California. Estimated chill requirement: 500 hours or less. Self-fruitful.
Flavortop
Firm, yellow freestone with excellent quality. One of the highest scoring nectarines varieties in DWN fruit tastings. One of the very best! Ripens in mid-July in central California, between Independence and Fantasia. Susceptible to bacterial spot and tender to winter cold. Large showy blossoms. 650 hours. Self-fruitful.
Freckleface
Taste test winner. Some consider it the best nectarine. Unique speckled skin is why it is called "Freckle Face." Self-fruitful yellow freestone, ripens in mid to late july. 
Goldmine
Long-time favorite in California and Western Oregon. Small to medium size white-fleshed freestone. Aromatic, juicy, sweet. Ripe in August. 400 hours. Self-fruitful.
Heavenly White
Consistantly one of the highest-scoring fruits in Dave Wilson Nursery taste tests. Very large, firm, white-fleshed freestone. Superb acid-sugar balance, rich, complex flavor - a connoisseur's delight. Dull red and cream-colored skin. Harvest mid to late July in central California. 650 hours. Self-fruitful. (Zaiger)
Honey Kist
Subacid, high sugar, early-ripening yellow nectarine - one of the top-scored fruits at the blind tasting held July 5, 1996 at Dave Wilson Nursery. Harvest begins late June in central California, about with Independence nectarine. (Begin picking before the fruit begins to soften; the subacid varieties have the advantage of being good to eat before they are fully ripe.) Estimated chill requirement: 900 hours or less. Self-fruitful. Patent #9333. (Zaiger)
Independence
Bright red skin, firm yellow freestone. Rich flavor, tangy and sweet, one of the best. Consistently very high-scoring in taste tests. Winter & frost hardy, very reliable producer. Early July in central California. 700 hours. Self-fruitful.
Jolly Red Giant
Very large fruit to 3 1/2" or more if properly thinned. Freestone, delicious flavor. Skin bright orange-red over yellow. Mid-July in central California. Estimated chill requirement: 400 to 500 hours. Self-fruitful. (Zaiger)
Juneglo
Delicious, full-flavored early season fruit ripens late June in central California., 7-10 days before Independence, two weeks before Double Delight. Semi-freestone when soft-ripe. Winter & frost hardy. 700 hours. Self-fruitful. (Zaiger)
Liz's Late
Sprightly-sweet, intense, spicy flavor - the State of the Art in fruit breeding. Overall score of 7.5 at the August 25, 1995 Dave Wilson Nursery fruit tasting - one of the highest scores for any yellow nectarine or peach to date. Late August to early September in central California. 600-700 hours. Self-fruitful. Patent #9437. (Zaiger)
Mericrest
Very cold hardy, frost hardy, late bloom. Crops after sub-zero winters. Large, red-skinned yellow freestone, rich tangy flavor - very high scoring in taste tests. Highly recommended. Mid-July in central California. 800 hours. Self-fruitful.
Necta Zee Miniature
Sweet, very flavorful yellow freestone, beautiful red skin. Mid-June to early July in central California. Vigorous growth to 6 ft. Best self-fruitful miniature nectarine. 400 hours or less. Self-fruitful. Patent #6283.(Zaiger)
Red Diamond
A modern descendant of Le Grand, this freestone brings the richness of gem peaches in smooth-skin form to the midsummer. Red Diamond is a rare supermarket nectarine that is worthy of backyard culture. Completely red outside, deep orange within, purple at the pit, rich, sweet, acidulous, outstandingly juicy when allowed to ripen on the tree at home. Produced by Fred Anderson, who learned fruit breeding from Grant Merrill, who learned from Luther Burbank: "unimpeachable" ancestry. On Lovell.
Red Gold
This freestone nectarine is one of the most well known of the nectarines with its glossy red and gold color. It is large and round, with firm, juicy, yellow flesh. This fruit stores and keeps well, and ripens in August. Good for eating and cooking.  Hardy to -20°
Royal Giant Yellow
Big as an apple--our overachieving nectarine! Sweet, tangy, big and juicy. This is the nectarine that California commercial growers plant to produce more than one million boxes each year! You can buy these nectarines in the grocery, but once you taste them at their peak, you'll never buy store produce again. Pick in mid-August.
Sauzee King
From Zaiger Hybrids — the first donut-style nectarine! This outstanding early season variety has white flesh that is sweet and juicy. Tree sets fruit at a young age and produces heavily. Thinning is required for large fruit size. Red skin over a blush of yellow. Estimated chill requirement: 500 hours or less. (Patent Pending)
Snack Time
Small donut shaped fruit, perfect size for carrying around or for kids lunches. Very sweet. Self-fruitful white freestone. Ripens in late June.
Sun Glo
Large, smooth-skinned freestone nectarine. Vivid red with golden flesh. Sweet and distinctive. Comes free of the pit intact. Long storage life. Does not lose it’s flavor when canned or frozen. Self-fertile.
Sun Red
This medium sized bright red nectarine produces well in warm winter areas. The firm, yellow flesh with sweet, delicious flavor ripens mid-May to early June. 200-300 Chill Hours
White Diamond
Very large white fruit with great flavor. So juicy it explodes in your mouth! Harvest in june in Central Cal. Self-fruitful.
Spice Zee Nectaplum®
The first Nectaplum® from Zaiger Hybrids. SpiceZee packs a pile of amazing fruit into an attractive tree for the home gardener. It is slightly acidic and loaded with sugar giving it a spicy sweet flavor. One can detect both Plum and Nectarine traits with ease. Along with great flavor, Spice Zee is a beautiful ornamental tree with a tremendous spring bloom followed by dark red leaf in the spring that matures to a rich green-red in late summer. This variety is self-fruitful and very productive. Estimated chill requirement: 200 to 300 hours. Patent #13503