Prunus armeniaca Variety description: This cultivar is also known as 'Chinese Golden,' 'Mormon' or 'Large Early Montgamet.' Golden orange, medium sized fruit, edible kernel. Late blooming.
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 5-9. 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.