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Mesembrine® nectarine trees

Prunus persica
  • Picking season: Mid
  • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
  • Flesh colour: Golden / Yellow

Mesembrine is a flat peach, with yellow flesh, which ripens in August - towards the end of the peach / nectarine season.  It has a balanced sweet-sharp flavour.

The deep pink blossom is also attractive in spring.

Mesembrine 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.

  • PG11-year bush-trained 7L pot-grown tree St. Julien rootstock £41.00
    Large tree (3m-4m after 10 years)

Bare-root

  • BR11-year bare-root tree St. Julien rootstock £31.25
    Large tree (3m-4m after 10 years)
Pre-ordering

You can pre-order now for delivery from early September 2021 for pot grown trees (or late November / early December for bare-root). You do not need to pay at this stage - just add items to the basket and checkout as usual.

How to grow

As with all peaches and nectarines it helps if you can protect the tree from rain splashes over the winter, to avoid peach-leaf curl.

Advice on fruit tree pollination.

History

Mesembrine was developed at the Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA) in France and introduced around 2005.

Mesembrine characteristics

Growing

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

Using

  • Picking monthAugust
  • Picking seasonMid
  • CroppingHeavy
  • Keeping (of fruit)1-3 days
  • Food usesEating fresh
  • Cling-stoneClingstone

Problems

    Climate

      Identification

      • Country of originFrance
      • Period of origin2000
      • Flesh colourGolden / Yellow
      • Fruit colourOrange / Red
      • Fruit sizeSmall