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Apricot tree

Backyard Blenheim apricot tree

Photo by Sheila J. Schmitz

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Marianne Lipanovich added this to How to Grow Your Own Apricots
Where to grow: In areas with early spring weather that isn’t too wet. You’ll be most successful in USDA zones 7 through 9, but give it a try in zones 4 through 6 as well. Favorites: Autumn Glo, Autumn Royal, Blenheim, Flora Gold, Goldcot, Gold Kist, Harcot, Manchurian Bush, Montrose, Moongold, Moorpark, Newcastle, Nugget, Pixie-cot, Puget Gold, Royalty, Sungold, Tomcot, Wenatchee
Marianne Lipanovich added this to How to Grow 10 Favorite Fruit Trees at Home
ApricotsLandscape tree or fruit tree? With an apricot tree, you don’t have to choose. These generally smallish trees have a great shape and unusual bark, lovely foliage and fruit that can’t be beat for its delicate flavor. Of course, you need to be able to grow an apricot tree to get these benefits. It’s not so much that they can’t handle the cold — they’re surprisingly hardy — but they flower so early that the potential fruit crop is easily decimated by frost, and they don’t really handle rainy springs. Their primary climate zones are 7 to 9, but if you’re daring, try them in zones 4 to 6 in a protected spot. Apricots need general fruit-tree care but are somewhat less needy than other fruit trees. You’ll probably need to thin the fruit and prune annually, but the good news is that they’re a good choice for options like espaliering. Be prepared to harvest immediately once the fruit ripens, as it doesn’t hold well on the tree. But the fruit is well worth the trouble.See how to grow apricot trees

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anandpillai added this to Front yard
September 12, 2014
Apricots. Avocado?
fengshuigal added this to Veggie Gardens
August 10, 2014
Apricots Landscape tree or fruit tree? With an apricot tree, you don’t have to choose. These generally smallish trees have a great shape and unusual bark, lovely foliage and fruit that can’t be beat for its delicate flavor. Of course, you need to be able to grow an apricot tree to get these benefits. It’s not so much that they can’t handle the cold — they’re surprisingly hardy — but they flower so early that the potential fruit crop is easily decimated by frost, and they don’t really handle rainy springs. Their primary climate zones are 7 to 9, but if you’re daring, try them in zones 4 to 6 in a protected spot. Apricots need general fruit-tree care but are somewhat less needy than other fruit trees. You’ll probably need to thin the fruit and prune annually, but the good news is that they’re a good choice for options like espaliering. Be prepared to harvest immediately once the fruit ripens, as it doesn’t hold well on the tree. But the fruit is well worth the trouble.
Adi Tatarko added this to Front Yard plants
August 3, 2014
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July 29, 2014
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July 1, 2014
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June 26, 2014
apricots: Their primary climate zones are 7 to 9, but if you’re daring, try them in zones 4 to 6 in a protected spot. Apricots need general fruit-tree care but are somewhat less needy than other fruit trees. You’ll probably need to thin the fruit and prune annually, but the good news is that they’re a good choice for options like espaliering.
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June 25, 2014
Saborosos!!!
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June 25, 2014
useful info
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March 29, 2014
Apricot tree
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March 23, 2014
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February 8, 2014
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February 4, 2014
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February 2, 2014
Grow apricots
almostjane added this to GARDEN-VEGETABLES & FRUIT
February 1, 2014
Apricots are possible - but not a given - in zone 5.
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August 6, 2013
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November 26, 2012
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