Tropic Gold Apricot
Prunus armeniaca 'Tropic Gold'
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
|Botanical Pronunciation||PROO-nus ar-men-ee-AH-kuh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderately fast growing; reaches 15 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Early Spring|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic, Sustainable|
|Landscape Use||Mass Planting, Specimen, Cutting Garden, Kitchen Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Fruit Tree & Vine|
|Special Feature||Edible, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Bird Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Honeysuckle (Lonicera); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Coneflower (Echinacea); Lilac (Syringa); Lavender (Lavandula); Rosemary (Rosmarinus)|
Provide full sun and fertile, slightly acidic, well-drained soil. Protect from harsh winter extremes. 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; feed in late winter while dormant. Thin young fruit to increase mature fruit size.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-9