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Red Gold Nectarine

Prunus persica nucipersica 'Red Gold'

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Growing Zones: 5-9
(hardy down to -10℉)

Growing Zones 5-9
You are in Growing Zone: 6

Mature Height:

12-15 ft.

Mature Width:

12-15 ft.


Full Sun


14-15 ft.

Growth Rate:


Drought Tolerance:


Harvest Time:


Fruit Color:


Year to Bear:

0-1 years

Chill Hours (minimum):


You are in an area with ~1800 chill hours

Botanical Name:

Prunus persica nucipersica 'Red Gold'

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Tons of sweet nectarines with months of color

People will line up for days in order to get their hands on Red Gold Nectarines because their firm flesh that’s sweet, tangy and juicy is irresistible. These nectarines are incredibly refreshing during hot summer days and have the perfect amount of sweetness for baking into pies or jams.  

There is little to no wait or prep work involved for eating Red Gold Nectarines because their skin is smooth, unlike fuzzy peaches. Instead of going inside to peel your fruit, you can enjoy your nectarines instantly, as soon as they’re harvested. 

The Red Gold Nectarine is a delight to have in the landscape because they erupt with vibrant pink blooms every spring, before tons of dark red and gold nectarines grow and pop against the tree’s lush green canopy. In the fall the green leaves turn a bright show of yellow. The colorful display presented by this nectarine variety lasts for months. 

By only growing to about 12 to 15 feet tall and wide the Red Gold Nectarine tree is a compact tree that will fit anywhere, even into landscapes with limited space. By staying small this nectarine variety can fit in tight spaces close to the home and driveway without taking it over.  

Red Gold Nectarine trees are extremely low maintenance. They rarely require any pruning and are drought tolerant and heat resistant. These trees will flourish in the south with heat waves and prolonged periods of dryness.  

By being cold hardy to growing zone 5, this nectarine variety can withstand temperatures down to -20 degrees and will be fine under layers of ice and snow. Nothing stops the beautiful Red Gold Nectarine from producing an endless supply of sweet, juicy fruit. 

Red Gold Nectarine Pollination

Red Gold Nectarine are self-fertile. You will get fruit with only one plant. However, adding an additional Red Gold Nectarine will drastically increase the size of your crop.

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Good Strong Trees
Great tree came with 5 nectarine s but I ate one it taste like a peach was good.....tree took right away.....and is growing ....came in perfect condition... Thank-you
July 24, 2016
Pueblo, CO
1 year ago
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Planting & Care

It's Easy to Plant & Care for Your Red Gold Nectarine

Step 1: Dig Your Hole

Select a site with full to partial sun and moist or well drained soil for your Red Gold Nectarine .

First, dig each hole so that it is just shallower than the root ball and at least twice the width.

Then loosen the soil in the planting hole so the roots can easily break through.

Use your shovel or try dragging the points of a pitch fork along the sides and bottom of the hole.

Planting & Care

Step 2: Place Your Plant

Next, separate the roots of your Red Gold Nectarine gently with your fingers and position them downward in the hole.

The top of the root flare, where the roots end and the trunk begins, should be about an inch above the surrounding soil.

Then make sure the plant is exactly vertical in the hole.

To make it just right, use a level.

Step 3: Backfill Your Hole

As you backfill the hole, apply water to remove air pockets.

Remove debris like stones and grass and completely break up any dirt clumps.

Water your Red Gold Nectarine again after the transplant is complete.

Questions & Answers

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Why did you choose this? Store
Cold resistant.
Nelson D on Aug 9, 2016
I love eating nectarines
jude r on Jul 23, 2016
Cold resistant.
Nelson D on Aug 9, 2016
Suppose to be cold hardy in Northern Illinois, good internet research reviews, cultivar established 1950
Michael S on Jul 28, 2016
I love eating nectarines
jude r on Jul 23, 2016
Grows well in Florida
Rachael P on Jul 22, 2016
JESSIE N on Jul 1, 2016
good to have it
MAGDY G on Jun 29, 2016
Suppose to be cold hardy in Northern Illinois, good internet research reviews, cultivar established 1950
Michael S on Jul 28, 2016
Grows well in Florida
Rachael P on Jul 22, 2016
How long until this tree matures to fruit bearing?
Adrian P on Jul 9, 2016
BEST ANSWER: It can take 2-5 years to bear fruit.
Is this self pollinating? Also can this be grown in a container?
Linda D on Jul 14, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Yes is self-fertile, but will produce a better yield of fruit if it has a mate. You can also grow them in containers.
when is the best time to plant?
johnny g on Jul 14, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Spring is a good time for planting.
Are the Red Gold Nectarine suitable to be grown in containers?
Maya N on Jul 11, 2017

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