Variety description: Extremely cold hard and late blooming apricot cultivar from Uzbekistan. Mid-season ripening. Small to medium sized, sweet fruit. High chill requirement.
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 3-9. Has been noted to survive winter lows of –29°F in Minnesota.
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.