Snow Queen


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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 Snow Queen

Snow Queen is an old fashioned white fleshed nectarine with excellent flavour.

  Origin: Unknown
  Parentage: Red Grand and Early Sungrand
  Synonym/Breeder Ref#: Unknown
  Protection & Royalties:

NR No Royalties

Fruit

External

  Maturity: December 26 to January 4 based on Commercial Harvesting dates in Hastings
  Fruit Size: Medium
  Fruit Shape:

Rounded to slightly oblong

  Skin Colour: 75% bright attractive blush over a yellow/green background 

Internal

  Flesh Colour: Yellow 
  Flesh Texture:

Melting

  Flavour:

Very good, aromatic and slightly acidic

  Stone:

Freestone

Tree

  Cropping: Light in North Island and can be erratic 
  Blossom: Pink; Showy 
  Pollination: Self-fertile
  Vigour: Moderate 
  Tree Habit/Form: Spreading 

Notes

 

Better in some districts than others.  
Favoured with heavier crops in cooler districts.
Excellent eating.
Prone to surface splitting. 

 

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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