Chinese Apricot

Chinese Apricot

Prunus Armeniaca 'Chinese'

One of the best apricots for our area because of its long blooming time. Because of this extended blossom time, the Chinese apricot is less susceptible to a total loss of fruit caused by late spring frosts. Fruit is small to medium in size; the skin is reddish-orange; flesh is sweet and juicy. It is commonly a heavy producer and ripens unevenly.


Type of Plant: Fruit Trees

Distinguishing Characteristics: Extended blooming period.

Water Use: Moderate

Flower Color: Pink

Sun/Location: Full Sun