U.S. Patent PP9,871
Nectarine Variety

  • Fruit Size: Large
  • Chill Requirement: 300 hours
  • Growth Habit: Spreading
  • First Harvest: Around April 22 near Gainesville, FL
  • Description: ‘Sunmist’ is a patented melting-flesh nectarine cultivar released in 1994.  ‘Sunmist’ trees are highly vigorous and have a spreading growth habit.  Fruit of ‘Sunmist’ have white flesh, are semi-freestone, and are large for an early ripening cultivar.  Fruit develop nearly 100% red blush and are uniformly symmetrical.  ‘Sunmist’ trees and fruit are highly resistant to bacterial spot.  The FDP is 85 days, and the fruit ripen in early May in Gainesville, Florida.


    License Availability:  FFSP has non-exclusively licensed the following entities for the propagation of the ‘Sunmist’ nectarine cultivar:

    Rainbow Star Nursery
    2324 Southwest 36th Ter.
    Gainesville, FL 32607
    Phone: 352-378-4681