Nectarine - Lord Napier

Lord Napier Nectarine

Prunus persica var nectarina
The most popular nectarine grown in the UK.

Origin: Hertfordshire UK 1860

Pollination:  Lord Napier is self-fertile and a pollinator is not necessary for producing a crop.

A guide to choosing Nectarine Trees

Lord Napier Nectarine Trees for sale - order online

Please select the rootstock, age and tree form available items in the table below. The choice of rootstock is important as it determines the size to which the tree will grow when mature. Trees are available either as maidens which are untrained one year old trees or two year old trees already trained in a particular form. Reduced price trees when available are smaller one year old trees or two year old trees which have less well developed heads than our regular trees but are otherwise perfectly good healthy trees offered at a lower price. Trees are supplied bare root during the planting season from late November to early March. Further information is available below.

Rootstock / Vigour / Age / Form
VVA-1 - Dwarfing   1 year Maiden
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VVA-1 - Dwarfing   2 years Fan Trained
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VVA-1 - Dwarfing   2 years Fan Trained *Reduced Price*
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Adaptabil - Semi-vigorous   1 year Maiden
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St Julien A - Semi-vigorous   1 year Maiden
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St Julien A - Semi-vigorous   2 years Half Standard *Reduced Price*
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Krymsk 86 - Semi-vigorous   2 years Fan Trained
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History and description of Lord Napier

Lord Napier is one of the most popular varieties of nectarine. The fruit is large. It has a dark crimson flushed skin and white juicy flesh. Crops well and regularly but needs protection against leaf curl.

Main characteristics of Lord Napier

Use Dessert
Colour White Fleshed
Season of use  Mid Aug

Tree vigour  Moderate

Self fertility  Self Fertile