Harko: This is a sweet, firm, yellow, semi-freestone nectarine.  These make a great dried fruit.

Uses: Fresh eating, cooking (desserts, jam), canning, drying

Available: Usually beginning in early August

Fantasia: This is a sweet, large, yellow fleshed nectarine.  A freestone variety.  Good canned, you don’t even have to peel them.  (California, 1969)

Uses: Fresh eating, desserts, canning, drying

Available: Usually beginning in late August