Apricot hybird, 'Shaa-Kar-Pareh'

Apricot hybird, 'Shaa-Kar-Pareh'

$ 30.00

Prunus ssp.

Variety description: An traditional variety from Iran, '
Shaa-kar-pareh' is a hybrid between apricot/plum hybrid. Medium to large fruit, with yellow skin and white flesh. The white flesh is exceptionally sweet with plum-like flavor. Self-fertile. 

The fruits are very disease and crack resistant, only moderately susceptible to brown rot.

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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