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
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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.

Special features

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

Pink, White

Scent

Mild

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