Silverking®


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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 Silverking®

White fleshed nectarine which is a mutation of the Armstrong variety Armking that arose and has been imported from France.

  Origin: Sicasov - France
  Parentage: Armking mutation
  Synonym/Breeder Ref#: NA
  Protection & Royalties:

Tree 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 minus 12 days
  Fruit Size: 32-36 count at peak size 
  Fruit Shape:

Nectarine - Oblong

  Skin Colour: 100% dark red wash over a white background

Internal

  Flesh Colour: White 
  Flesh Texture:

Melting

  Flavour:

High quality white flesh flavour with acid.  Aromatic flavour components

  Stone:

Small; Semi-cling

Tree

  Cropping: Heavy and precocious
  Blossom: Pink; non-showy
  Pollination: Self Fertile
  Vigour: Vigorous 
  Tree Habit/Form: Spreading and willowy 

Notes

 

Early white fleshed nectarine which fills its own market niche.  Unique in having a single 'yellow line' within the flesh.  Flavour is true white fleshed. 
It is prone to cracking and split stone, like its parent ArmKing.

 

Shapes of Nectarine Key

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