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Chinese Apricot

Prunus armeniaca 'Chinese'

Pronunciation: PROO-nus ar-men-ee-AH-kuh
SKU #06743
5-9

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OVERVIEW
Description 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.
Light Full sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Early Spring
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches 20 to 30 ft. tall and wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Edible, Benefits Birds
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers
CARE
Care Thrives in arid western regions, with slightly acidic, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly in first few growing seasons to establish root system; once established reduce frequency. 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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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.