Chinese Apricot

Prunus armeniaca 'Chinese'

Item 06743MT


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  • Light Needs
    Full sun
  • Watering Needs
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

An early-bearing variety that is ideal for difficult climates prone to late spring frosts. An eruption of mildly fragrant, early blooms heralds the onset of spring and a promise of heavy yields on this self-pollenizer that produces an abundance of yellow-orange fruit with a sweet, mild flavor and a good texture. Recommended winter chill: 700 hours. Deciduous.

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Average Landscape Size
Moderate growing; reaches 20 to 30 ft. tall and wide.
Flowering Season
Landscape Use
Botanical Name: Prunus armeniaca 'Chinese'
Deciduous/ Evergreen: Deciduous
Growth Habit: Round
Growth Rate: Moderate
Special Feature: Edible, Tolerates Acidic Soil
Foliage Color: Green
Flower Attribute: Fragrant ,   Showy Flowers ,   Flowers for Cutting
Bloom Time: Spring
Flower Color: White
Garden Style: Cottage ,   Mediterranean ,   Rustic

Thrives in arid western regions, with slightly acidic, well-drained soil and consistent moisture. Follow a regular schedule of deep waterings during first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Prune to shape and remove dead or damaged branches, and fertilize in late winter before blooms emerge. Thin young fruit to increase mature fruit size.

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