Apricot hybrid, 'Gigante di Budrio'

Apricot hybrid, 'Gigante di Budrio'

$ 30.00

Prunus dasycarpa

Variety description: An antique apricot/plum hybrid from Italy
. A good potential pollinator for other apri-plum hybrids such as 'Tlor Tisran' and 'Shaa Kar Pareh.' Small, purplish red fruit have juicy yellow flesh and sweet flavor. Ripens in early August. 

Site requirements: Full sun location. Apricots will grow in a range of soil types provided the planting location is well drained. Soil pH of 6.0-7.0 is required.

Size at maturity: 12-15'.

Pests and diseases: Susceptible to Cytospora canker. Plum curculio never passes up a good apricot.

Hardiness: USDA zones 6-9.

Plant size:
Grafted tree, 2-3' with strong central leader. Organically grown by Cricket Hill Garden, in compliance with CT NOFA Farmer's Pledge.

When we ship: Available for FALL 2017 shipping.

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