Crimson Baby


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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 Crimson Baby

An attractive nectarine with a pretty red overcoat.  Sometimes lightly dusted with speckles.

  Origin: USDA, Fresno, California
  Parentage: Complex hybrid containing Mayfire
  Synonym/Breeder Ref#:  P46-74
  Protection & Royalties:

NR No Royalties

Fruit

External

  Maturity: December 3-15 based on Commercial Harvesting dates in Hastings
  Fruit Size: Large
  Fruit Shape:

Rounded

  Skin Colour: Attractive red tint over 90% of the fruit

Internal

  Flesh Colour: Yellow
  Flesh Texture:

Melting

  Flavour:

Standard Acid

  Stone:

Clingstone

Tree

  Cropping: Light but regular
  Blossom: Pink; Showy
  Pollination: Self-fertile
  Vigour: Good
  Tree Habit/Form: Open spreading

Notes

 

Good early ripening nectarine.
Appears unaffected by the size and shape problems that seem to ruin other early netarines.
Medium chill variety.
Can be difficult to crop well.

 

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
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Symmetric
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Platycarpic
 
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