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Harcot Apricot

Prunus armeniaca 'Harcot'

SKU
06741
One of the best apricots, prized for large fruit with a sweet, juicy, rich flavor. Its skin is an attractive yellow-orange. Pretty pink flowers appear in spring. This variety is perfectly suited for colder areas with its frost-hardy late bloom. Harcots are good for canning, cooking, or freezing. Recommended winter chill: 700 hours. Deciduous.
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Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.

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Botanical PronunciationPROO-nus ar-men-ee-AH-kuh
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 15 to 25 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeEarly Spring
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureFall Color, Benefits Birds
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Companion PlantsLilac (Syringa); Honeysuckle (Lonicera); Hydrangea (Hydrangea paniculata); Lavender (Lavandula); Rosemary (Rosmarinus)

Provide full sun and fertile, 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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-7

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