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Apricot 'Super Gold'

Prunus armeniaca 'Super Gold'

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Apricots are self-pollinating deciduous trees. For best results ask a local nursery for advice on optimal choices in terms of climate, rootstock and variety. The Super Gold apricot has an orange to yellow skin and dark yellow flesh. Uses: Culinary

Planning

Difficulty
Moderate
Flowering time
Spring
Fruiting time
Summer

Harvesting

Super Gold trees flower during Spring. Apricots are harvested during the first weeks of Summer.

Propagation

Cuttings
Semi-hardwood cuttings grow well in Spring. Commercially apricot cultivars are budded on root stock.
Seed
Seed need cold stratification and will grow in Spring after a good cold Winter. Seeds will not breed true-to-type and need to be grafted or budded to keep the same characteristics.

Geography

Origin
South Africa 1986
Natural climate
Mediterranean

Environment

Light
Full Sun
Soil moisture
Moist
Soil type
Loam
Soil PH preference
Neutral
Frost hardiness
Tender

Uses

Notes
Culinary

Personality

Family
Rosaceae
Flower colour
White with pink buds
Scent
Mild

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