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Nectarine

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It us a variety or mutation of the peach that has a smooth skin;  variety or mutation of the peach bearing fruit with smooth skin and (usually) yellow flesh.

Interesting facts about Nectarine

Nectarines
Nectarines

Other names: White Nectarine, Nectarine

  • Are you aware that a nectarine is like a fuzzless peach?
  • Are you aware that the nectarine originated in China more than 2,000 years ago?
  • Are you aware that a ripe nectarine has a distinct wonderful fragrance?
  • Are you aware that until 1942 nectarines were a dull, small, green fruit? (In 1942 a new improved nectarine variety, LeGrade, was developed.)
  • Are you aware that nectarines have a smooth golden yellow skin painted with patches of red?
Nectarines
Nectarines
  • Are you aware that the flesh of a nectarine is yellow or orange with a pink tinge?
  • Are you aware that the flesh of nectarines is meatier than a peach?
  • Are you aware that nectarines have a sweet, juicy flavor?
  • Are you aware that you can eat the skin of the nectarine?
Nectarine on tree
Nectarines on trees
  • Are you aware that a nectarine is also called a stone fruit and is related to peaches and plums?
  • Are you aware that nectarines come in freestone and clingstone varieties? (Freestone means the flesh separates easily from the pit. Clingstone means the part that you eat clings to the pit.)
  • Are you aware that California grows 95% of the U.S. crop of nectarines?
  • Are you aware that there are white nectarines? (These have a white flesh.)

Nutritional information on Nectarine

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NB:Carbohydrate, by difference(total carbs-fiber) is also called net carbs

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