Popular Nectarine Varieties
Burchell Nursery Breeding Program Nectarine Varieties
Snow Flare TM 23
Ripens June 29–July 8
Large, firm, acidic, aromatic, white-fleshed clingstone with good shipping and handling qualities. Flesh takes on a pale yellow tint. Requires 750 chill hours.
Snow Flare TM 30
Ripens July 23–28
Large, yellow-orange, firm fleshed clingstone with moderate juice and a sweet, acidic flavor. Good eating quality. Medium to dark red skin coloration. Requires 550 hours of chill.
Spring Flare TM 20
Ripens May 10–20
Firm, dense, non-melting, pale yellow-fleshed clingstone which has very good eating quality. Requires 350 chill hours.
Spring Flare TM 20.5
Ripens May 18–25
Large, firm, acidic yellow-fleshed with abundant juice and sweet pleasant flavor. Good size for an early variety. Requires 350 chill hours.
Spring Flare TM 21
Ripens May 15–23
Large, firm, dense, pale yellow-fleshed, semi-freestone nectarine with very good flavor and eating quality. Moderately juicy. Requires 550 chill hours.
Spring Flare TM 22
Ripens May 27–June 5
Large, firm, sub-acidic, yellow-orange fleshed, melting clingstone. Excellent flavor and good shipping qualities. Requires 350 chill hours.
Spring Flare TM 23
Ripens June 7–15
Very large yellow nectarine with very good color and finish. Early harvest. A good balance of sweet and tart flavor. Requires 450 chill hours.
Spring Flare TM 25
Ripens June 16–26
Large, firm, sweet yellow-fleshed clingstone with good flavor and eating quality. Skin color is medium to dark red. Requires 450 chill hours.
Ripens May 25–June 5
High quality freestone with a pale yellow-orange flesh with very sweet flavor and moderate acidity. Requires 400–600 chill hours.
Summer Flare TM 27
Ripens approximately July 5–12
Clingstone. A Flare® series nectarine with a very sweet, rich flavor. Large, juicy fruit. Excellent color and finish. A productive variety. Requires 700+ chill hours.
Summer Flare TM 28
Ripens first week of August
Clingstone. Very large yellow acid nectarine with good production. Excellent flavor with about 80% red blush.
Summer Flare TM 28
Ripens July 1–8
Very high quality firm clingstone nectarine with yellow/orange colored-flesh. Excellent eating quality. Requires 400–600 chill hours.
Summer Flare TM 30
Ripens approximately July 22–31
Clingstone. A Flare® series nectarine. Good firmness. Highly colored with dense flesh, good firmness and a clean finish. Medium size. An attractive nectarine for the very late market. Requires 750+ chill hours.
Summer Flare TM 31
Ripens August 1–12
Large, firm, yellow/orange-fleshed clingstone fruit which is round in shape. Sweet flavor. Requires 550 chill hours.
Summer Flare TM 32
Ripens approximately August 10
A Flare® series nectarine. Classic nectarine flavor. Good firmness. A late season winner to extend your production season. One of the newest selections from the BNI Breeding Program.
Ripening dates shown are approximate for Fresno and will vary with season and location.