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Nectarine, Pear and Plum Varieties

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Nectarine, Pear, and Plum Varietiees Browse our range of many other fruits available at Flinchbaugh's.

Nectarine, Pear and Plum Varieties

Nectarines

Have a more pronounced flavor than peaches and NO fuzz! Nectarines are ripe when they yield to gentle pressure. Once ripe, they can be kept in the refrigerator for up to a week. No need to peel them before eating!

  • Artic Jay: white flesh; freestone; low acid
  • Fantasia: yellow flesh: freestone
  • Jade: white flesh; freestone; low acid
Nectarine, Pear and Plum Varieties

Pears

Pears are juicy with both a unique sweet and citrus-like flavor. Fresh pears are delicious eaten after gently washing the skin by running it under cool water and patting it dry. Do not peel the fruit; eat the entire pear!

  • Bartlett: great to slice, bake or can
  • Housui Asian: mild, sweet and juicy
Nectarine, Pear and Plum Varieties

Plums

Plums the taste of the plum fruit ranges from sweet to tart; the skin itself may be particularly tart. It is juicy and can be eaten fresh or used in jam making or other recipes.

  • Long John: good for snacking, canning and drying
  • Satsuma: sweet, mild,not tart. Excellent for jam
  • Shiro: golden yellow; good for eating and canning
  • Stanley Prune: good for snacking, canning and drying