Blenheim Apricot

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Blenheim Apricot (Prunus armeniaca) is a sun-kissed delight, known for its juicy, sweet apricots. This apricot tree promises a consistent yield of golden fruits, making it a must-have for those seeking a touch of summer sweetness in their gardens.

4-5′ Bareroot Grafted

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Environmental Requirements

Cold Tolerance: USDA Zone 7-9
Soil pH: 6.0-7.0
Soil Type: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Regular watering, moderate intensity
Sunlight Requirements: Full sun
Drought Tolerance: Low
Heat Tolerance: Moderate
Chilling Hours: 500-700 hours

Size and Spacing

Plant Size: 15-20′ tall, 15-20′ wide
Plant Spacing: 15-20′ apart
Growth Habit: Upright spreading
Rootstock: Nemaguard

Pollination and Flowering

Pollination Requirements: Self-pollinating
Pollination Mechanisms: Insects (bees)
Bloom Time: April-May
Flower Color: White

Fruit Characteristics

Fruit Size: 2-2.5″
Fruit Flavor: Sweet and juicy
Fruit Color and Appearance Orange with red blush
Harvest Time: June-July
Yield & Storage: Moderate, store in cool dry place
Years to Bear: 3-4

Disease and Pest Susceptibility

Bacterial Canker: Moderately Susceptible
Brown Rot: Susceptible
Verticillium Wilt: Moderately Susceptible
Armillaria Root Rot: Moderately Susceptible
Peach Twig Borer: Moderately Susceptible
Aphids: Moderately Susceptible

Additional Plant Characteristics

Growth Habit: Upright spreading
Foliage Color: Green
Fall Color: Yellow-orange
Lifespan: 25-30 years

Additional Information

Toxicity: Non-toxic
Invasive Potential: Low
Native Range: Asia
Nitrogen Fixing: No