They grow best in cool climates as they require a certain number of chilling hours, but there are varieties available now that allow them to also grow in warmer areas. Check the label before purchasing to see if it’s right for your garden.
Nectarines can be grown in pots, but look for the dwarf varieties, such as Dwarf White Gold (peach) or Dwarf Tuscany (nectarine)- they’re sensational space savers!
Heavily prune in winter to help open up the centre, to create an open vase-shape to allow more light and air to circulate. Once this framework is established, you should only need to remove dead, weak and crowded branches in the future.