Apricot, 'Chinese Sweet Pit'

Apricot, 'Chinese Sweet Pit'

$ 30.00

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.

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