All orders are despatched in one delivery. If your order contains both bare root and container grown plants then we can only despatch when all plants are ready.
Any Bare Root Items - Availability means Available for supply from Nov to April.
Any Container grown items - Availability means Available for supply now.
Bare Root = Field grown Nectarine fruit trees that have been freshly lifted and supplied with no soil around the roots. Only available during the dormant period November-April
10 Litre = Container grown and can be planted all year round. The size refers to the number of litres of compost that the container holds.
1 Year Maiden = A one year old tree and the size depends on the variety but in general they will be 125cm in height and will have some side branches.
2 Year Bush = A two year old tree that has been pruned back in the first winter to form a bush shape. Generally trees will be 150-175cm in height with multiple side branches.
If grown as a fan trained tree against a south facing wall, they will certainly produce a large crop of delicious fruit in many areas. The early spring blossom is also something to be very much admired and enjoyed.
Best grown against a south facing wall or inside a greenhouse. Hand pollination is recommended because of the early flowering season. Protect from winter rain fall to control Peach leaf curl. New Varieties that are much improved on Lord Napier and Pineapple are Fantasia and Flavour Top.
The trees prefer a deep fertile soil, that retains moisture in the dryer months, yet remains well drained through winter. Supplied as fruiting size young trees at around 150cms tall.
Collection - If you would like to collect your trees then use this option. Note the collection is from the Wholesale Nursery office between Monday-Friday only. Please allow 1 working days for your order to be processed prior to collection date.
We are not a Garden Centre or retail Nursery. Orders can be placed via our website and the collection option can be selected at the checkout. Your order will then be ready for you to collect during our normal opening hours which are Monday-Friday 07.30-16.30. Our plants are grown in fields that can be 2 miles away from our office so it is not possible to just turn up and select your own trees.
Delivery Charges - The delivery charge is worked out from the weight and the size of the plant. We have several rates that apply to UK mainland addresses. A delivery charge of £8.50 is for all single tree orders. £10.00 if more than one tree except in the case of the Espalier and Fan trained trees where this charge is a maximum of £40.00. Once you have put together your order the delivery charge will show before payment. All orders are despatched in one delivery.
To take advantage of a promotional code or gift voucher this must be entered into the redeem code box at the checkout. Discounts cannot be given once an order is completed and any codes have not been used.
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Nectarine Fruit Trees
Nectarines originate from the Orient and now thrive on a commercial basis in Mediterranean areas. They will do best in a sheltered sunny site in the UK.