Alice Col

,Alice Col' was breeded in the north of Italy and is the first nectarine with natural columnar growth. Its slender, straight habitus needs only a minimum of space and its blossoms and fruits give a mediterranean flair on balcony and terrace.

Parents:

(,Pegaso' x ,Pillar') x (,Venus' x ,Pillar')

Growth:

medium strong, straight even without pruning

Blossom:

late blossoming, self-fertile

Ripeness:

August

Appearance:

mid-size, yellow-red fruits with glossy skin

Quality:

yellowish flesh, can be removed easily from the stone

Taste:

typical nectarine flavor

Crop yield:

medium to high

Special notes:

very healthy and hardy nectarine for the house garden, real columnar form