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Tropic Gold Apricot

Prunus armeniaca 'Tropic Gold'

Pronunciation: PROO-nus ar-men-ee-AH-kuh
SKU #06116
7-9

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OVERVIEW
Description An excellent choice for warmer, mild winter regions, as it will easily fruit in hot, dry climates. The medium-large, golden orange fruit is marked with a speckled red cheek. Sweet and juicy when eaten fresh; holds up well for canning or drying. Self-fertile and requires only 350 chilling hours to produce an abundant crop from June to July. Deciduous.
Light Full sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Early Spring
Mature Size Moderately fast growing; reaches 15 ft. tall and wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Edible, Benefits Birds
Growth Rate Fast
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers
CARE
Care 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.

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