Prunus persica var. nectarina 'Hardired'
Top rated for growers west of the Cascades, this Harrow, Ontario selection ripens early - even in cooler summers - and will excel throughout USDA Zones 5-9. It needs chill hours of 800 or better to fruit. It bears large quantities of red, sweet, tasty, yellow-fleshed fruit in early August.
The tree is attractive and spreading in habit, tolerant of bacterial spot and brown rot, and covered each spring with large, showy pink flowers.
USDA Zone: 5-9
Grow Height: 12'
Sun: Full Sun
Ripening Time: August
Pollination: Self Fertile
Dwarf Rootstock: St. Julian A
Read our Nectarine Growing Guide