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Botanical name: Prunus persica var. nectarina 'Lord Napier'
Other names: Nectarine 'Lord Napier'
Variety or cultivar: 'Lord Napier' _ 'Lord Napier' is an upright to spreading, deciduous tree with narrowly elliptic, finely-toothed, mid- to dark green leaves and pink flowers in spring followed by smooth, red, white-fleshed, sweet, edible fruit ready for harvest in late summer.
Prunus persica var. nectarina 'Lord Napier' is: Deciduous
Flower: Pink in Spring
Foliage: Green in Spring
Fruit: Red in Summer; Red in Autumn
Habit: Spreading, Upright
Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Pruning: Regular pruning required according to tree form. Prune in summer to avoid silver leaf.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Softwood cuttings, Budding, Grafting. REGISTER to read more...
Prunus persica var. nectarina 'Lord Napier' (Nectarine 'Lord Napier' ) will reach a height of 4.5m and a spread of 4.5m after 5-10 years.
Suggested uses: Architectural, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Specimen tree, Wallside and trellises
Cultivation: Grown in moist, neutral pH, free-draining, moderately fertile soil in a warm, sunny, sheltered site. Irrigate in dry periods.
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|Soil types:||Loamy, Sandy|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained, Well-drained|
|Hardiness:||Tender in frost (H3)|
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