Apricot, 'OrangeRed'

Apricot, 'OrangeRed'

$ 30.00

Prunus armeniaca

Variety description: An excellent introduction from the
 Rutgers University apricot breeding program. Ripe fruit develops a red blush over a bright orange background color. Fruit texture is firm and fruit quality is very good.

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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