Nectaross®


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McGrath Nurseries Ltd have used their best endeavours to ensure this chart is accurate, however, it should be used as a guide only.

We do not accept any responsibility for harm, loss or damage caused or resulting from your use or reliance on any of the information contained in this chart in the event that any of that information is inaccurate or incomplete. Maturity information on some new varieties has been based totally on overseas data, not local experience and therefore may not be accurate.

We recommend that you obtain independent advice before you make any decisions in reliance on this chart and rely on your own inquiries in relation to any district performance relative to the standard timings indicated.

NewZealand-Haistings

Maturity based on Hastings

The Maturity Chart is a general guide for each variety of Nectarine. The dates are based on Commercial Harvesting dates in Hastings. If you are planting in a different district, please adjust these dates as below: 

  • Alexandra, Central Otago +21 days
  • Marlborough +3-4 days
  • Havelock +2 days
  • Twyford -7 days
  • BOP/Waikato +2-5 days
NOTE: We recommend that you obtain independent advice before you make any decisions in reliance on this chart... See our Maturity Disclaimer


icon-nectarine Nectaross ®

A large, red skinned, yellow fleshed acid nectarine of excellent quality.

  Origin: Carlo Fideghelli and Guilio Della Strada ISF Rome, Italy
  Parentage: Redgold x LeGrand
  Synonym/Breeder Ref#: Not known
  Protection & Royalties:

® Registered Trademark - Royalty payable, $2.50; Non-Propagation Agreement Required

  Exclusivity: icon-green Available only from and exclusively licensed to McGrath Nurseries Ltd in New Zealand

Fruit

External

  Maturity: Redhaven plus 24 days
  Fruit Size: Large 
  Fruit Shape:

Nectarine - Rounded to round elliptic

  Skin Colour: 70%-90% bright red over a shiny yellow/orange background.  Medium thickness.

Internal

  Flesh Colour: Intense yellow/orange
  Flesh Texture:

Melting

  Flavour:

Excellent flavour with excellent sugar to Acid balance

  Stone:

Medium; Free / Cling / Semi-cling

Tree

  Cropping: High and regular
  Blossom: Mid season; Pink; Showy 
  Pollination: Easily pollinated
  Vigour: Medium 
  Tree Habit/Form: Spreading upright 

Notes

 

Highly productive variety, regular croper and a potential replacement for Redgold.  This variety is rated as excellent.  It needs testing and uptake in New Zealand.

 

Shapes of Nectarine Key

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Oblong
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Ovate
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Rounded
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Slightly
Flat
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Asymmetric
peach-nectarine-Symmetric
Symmetric
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Platycarpic
 
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New Zealand

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We are currently working on this variety sheet and thank you for your patience. In the meantime, please contact us for information on this specific variety.
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