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Prunus armeniaca

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Prunus armeniaca Apricot,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Citrus & Fruit, Hedging / Screening, Trees Upright, V-Shaped

Description:
Medium sized, self pollinating, fruiting Apricot tree with medium, orange skinned and fleshed fruit. Fruit is sweet, juicy and full of flavour ideal for eating fresh, preserving and drying. Harvesting in mid to late Summer. Also available as a espalier and a dwarf form.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
4-10m 4-10m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Courtyard, Edible Garden, Feature, Formal Garden, Hedging / Screening, Topiary / Espalier, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Aphids, Black Spot, Caterpillars, Mealy Bugs, Petal Blight, Possums, Powdery Mildew, Scale

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Rosaceae Asia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Pink, White
Flower Fragrant: Yes
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Moderate
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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