Hardy Apricot (Prunus armeniaca)

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Description

This plant is restricted for shipment  to CA, ID,WA, OR, or Canada.

Latin: Prunus armeniaca

Zones: 5-8

Other common names: Hardy Apricot

Mature Height: It is a small tree, 26–39 ft tall

Soil / Climate: They prefer a well-drained soil.  Apricots grow well in mild climates with long summers. The tree will thrive protected from wind that still receives full sunlight.

Notes: Native to west Asia.  Self pollinating, though will produce best when in presence of other species in the Prunus genus, such as wild black cherry, choke cherry, and american plum. The fruit is similar to a small peach.  The  flesh is usually firm and not very juicy. Its taste can range between sweet to tart. The fruits can be used for jams, jellies and dried snacks. A healthy apricot tree can live from 20 to 30 years.

Wildlife: After the matured fruit drops to the ground , large field mice, squirrels and other small rodents enjoy the nutritious flesh and seeds it contains.

Cold Stream Farm supplies Hardy Apricot trees which are grown as bare root seedlings and transplants and sold both wholesale and retail with no minimum order.
Additional information on Prunus armeniaca can be found on the link: USDA / NRCS PLANTS Database.

Additional information

Dimensions 1 × 1 in

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