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Fantasia Nectarine on Guardian® (Spring 2021)


A widely-grown, large, yellow-fleshed nectarine.

The tree produces a showy midseason bloom. It is slightly susceptible to bacterial spot. This variety is self-fertile and it does not require a second variety as a pollenizer.

Ripening late midseason, Fantasia is a large, bright red nectarine with freestone flesh. The fruit is firm and juicy with a tangy flavor. It continues to sweeten if allowed to fully ripen on the tree. 

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The tree produces a showy midseason bloom. It is slightly susceptible to bacterial spot. This variety is self-fertile and it does not require a second variety as a pollenizer.

Ripening late midseason, Fantasia is a large, bright red nectarine with freestone flesh. The fruit is firm and juicy with a tangy flavor. It continues to sweeten if allowed to fully ripen on the tree. 


The Fruit

Fruit Type

Category: Nectarine
Subcategory:

Fruit Uses & Storage

Uses: fresh eating, jam, baking, canning, freezing, jelly
Storage duration: less than one month (approximate, depending on storage conditions)

Fruit Appearance

Skin color: red
Flesh color: yellow

Fruit Origins

Parentage: Gold King x open-pollinated seedling of Red King
Origin: Fresno, California
Introduced in: 1969
Introduced by: USDA

The Environment

Calendar & Geography

USDA zones: 5 - 9
Chill hours: 500
Ripening date: Aug 18 (approximate, in New York State) + 10 days after Redhaven

Tree Height & Spacing

Rootstock: Guardian® Rootstock
Rootstock size class: Standard (100% Size)
Tree spacing (natural spread of tree): 35'
Good for wildlife planting? N

Diseases & Pests

Bacterial Spot: Susceptible

Pollination

Pollination Factors

Bloom group:
Is it self-fertile? Y
Is it fertile? Y
Ploidy: Triploid
Rootstock size class: Standard (100% Size)

Pollination Partners

This table shows the first few results from a full search for pollenizers of Fantasia Nectarine on Guardian®. Please see our Pollenizer Search to run other queries and read how the application uses various factors. Also read more about fruit tree pollination.

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EasternGlo Nectarine on Bailey 2021 0

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