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Apricot 'Blenheim'

SKU: 1696
$69.99
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Number one apricot in California. All purpose freestone with medium sized fruit.

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Description

Botanical Name: Prunus armeniaca
Cultivar: Blenheim Apricot

Number one apricot in California. All-purpose freestone with medium sized fruit.

This deciduous stone fruit tree is one of the earliest ripening, with unique apricot flavors. The beautiful velvety orange skin is a delight in your backyard orchard. All our apricot trees are self-fertile, however cross pollination with a different variety will yield even better results.

Deciduous, slow growing, upright tree. 3-5 years before fruit production. One of the earliest ripening fruits.

Care

Sun Needs: Plant in full sun (minimum 6 hours).
Soil/Water Needs: Needs well-drained, moderately fertile soil.
Planting and Care Tip: Thin fruit early in season to maximize quality and size. Susceptible to various diseases.
Attracts Pollinators
Self-Fruiting

Quick Facts

Flavor: Classic apricot flavor
Mature Height: Semi-Dwarf (12’-18’) or Standard (18’-25’)
Self-Fertile: Yes
Bloom Season: Very Early Spring
Harvest Season: May-June
Chill Hours: 400-500
USDA Zones: 7-9
Rootstock: Citation (Semi-Dwarf) / Nemaguard (Standard)

Additional planting and care resources:

Rootstocks:For more information on fruit tree rootstocks, click here.

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