The Smooth Texan nectarine series is being released by Texas A&M University to provide high-quality, attractive, yellow-fleshed nectarines adapted in the medium chill zone of Texas and similar regions. These three early-ripening nectarines ripen over 3 weeks from mid-May until early to mid-June in this mild winter zone.
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