Fruit Trees

Hardy Apricot Tree

Northern Ridge Nursery

Hardy Apricot Tree - Northern Ridge Nursery

Prunus armeniaca

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. Apricot trees are fairly precocious, and begin fruiting in their second year, but substantial harvest does not begin until 3-5 years. This apricot tree has a chill hours requirement of 600 (hours of temperatures below 45ºF in the winter for their buds to open in the spring). Item: SU178Z-HA. Shipping Size: 2-3 Feet

GROWING ZONES: 6-9 / SUN EXPOSURE: Full Sun

GUARANTEED TO GROW!

THIS LIVE TREE WILL BE SHIPPED IN A DORMANT STATE (Winter Sleep - No Leaves) AND BARE ROOT (No Planter Pot or Soil) - Cannot Ship To: AK, CA, HI  

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$ 16.95