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Garden Beauty nectarine trees

Prunus persica
Garden Beauty is listed in the RHS Plants for Pollinators
  • Picking season: Mid
  • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
  • Flesh colour: Golden / Yellow
Garden Beauty is a slow-growing dwarf nectarine variety, ideal for pot culture.

Garden Beauty nectarine trees for sale

Pot-grown

All pot-grown trees are suitable for planting out in the garden, some are suitable for growing in containers.

  • PG12-year top-worked 8L-9L pot-grown tree Dwarf rootstock £57.00
    Very small tree (< 1.7m after 10 years)
    (45cm)
Pre-ordering

You can pre-order now, deliveries start in September.

Delivery charges

Delivery for a single tree starts at £9.95. It is calculated when you add trees to your basket, based on your postcode.

Garden Beauty is a yellow-fleshed nectarine. The pink blossom is a particular feature.

It is a genetic dwarf variety, slow-growing and well-suited to growing in a pot - the height is likely to be less than 2m. This means you can make the best of the UK climate by growing the tree on a warm patio during the summer.

Although it is slow-growing, it is also quite precocious, so you may find you get some fruit in the first or second year after purchase.

How to grow

Garden Beauty is best grown in a pot on the patio, and in the UK should be protected from the elements from January to May, e.g. in a cold greenhouse or conservatory. The blossom will appear in early spring, and since pollinating insects may be scarce at this time of year you can assist the pollination by dabbing the flowers with a very soft brush. As the fruitlets develop, thin them to leave a clear gap between each one. This will ensure the remaining ones grow larger and develop a better flavour.

Keeping the tree under cover during spring is also a simple and very effective method for avoiding peach-leaf curl, the most widespread of diseases affecting peaches.

Advice on fruit tree pollination.

Garden Beauty characteristics

Growing

  • Gardening skillAverage
  • Self-fertilitySelf-fertile
  • Flowering group3
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • Climate suitabilityTemperate climatesWarm climates

Using

  • Picking seasonMid
  • CroppingLight
  • Keeping (of fruit)1 week
  • Food usesEating fresh

Identification

  • Blossom colourPink - dark
  • Flesh colourGolden / Yellow