Early Red 2


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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
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icon-nectarine Early Red 2

A good sized early season yellow fleshed nectarine

  Origin: Unknown
  Parentage: Unknown
  Synonym/Breeder Ref#: Unknown 
  Protection & Royalties:

NR No Royalties

Fruit

External

  Maturity: Redhaven minus 13 days
  Fruit Size: Medium to large
  Fruit Shape:

Nectarine - Rounded

  Skin Colour: Dark brick red with some speckling

Internal

  Flesh Colour: Golden yellow 
  Flesh Texture:

Juicy

  Flavour:

Sweet and buttery;  Acid

  Stone:

Cling 

Tree

  Cropping: Readily in all districts of New Zealand
  Blossom: Pink; Showy attractive flowers in early spring
  Pollination: Self fertile
  Vigour: Medium
  Tree Habit/Form: Upright

Notes

 

Good disease resistance.  Early Red 2 is the first large sized high quality nectarine of the season.  Very reliable cropper. 
Old but still has a place.

 

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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