Apricots

Apricots & Apriums

Care Guidelines
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Latest-ripening apricot with great flavor. Medium to large, oval shaped fruit. Yellow skin with pale orange flesh.

  • 400 chill hour requirement.

  • Harvest between September 5 to 20 in the valley.

  • Self-fruitful. 

AUTUMN ROYAL
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All-purpose freestone. Sweet, aromatic, flavorful - the long-time No. 1 apricot in California. Early bloom. 

  • 400 chill hour requirement.

  • Harvest between June 25 to July 5 in the valley.

  • Self-fruitful. 

BLENHEIM
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BRITTANY GOLD

This sweet apricot is a very consistent producer in the Dave Wilson test orchard, and has proven to perform in tough climates where no other apricots do. This large, firm fruit has an extremely long season for an apricot, hanging for two weeks or more at the end of July.
The tree is large and vigorous with a semi-upright growth habit. Zaiger genetics introduction. 

  • 500-700 chill hour requirement.

  • Harvest between July 15 to 30 in the valley.

  • Self-fruitful. 

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Wonderful new fruit from Zaiger Hybrids. White Flesh Apricot-plum hybrid. Medium sized fruit with incredible flavor - very sweet and juicy. 

  • 400 chill hour requirement.

  • Harvest between June 15 to June 28 in the valley.

  • Self-fruitful. 

COT-N-CANDY WHITE APRIUM®
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FLAVOR DELIGHT APRIUM®

Apricot-plum hybrid. Resembles an apricot but with a distinctive flavor and texture all its own. High taste-test scores, one of the most flavorful early season fruits.

  • Less than 300 chill hour requirement.

  • Harvest between June 3 to June 17 in the valley.

  • Self-fruitful, but will yield larger crops if pollinated by an apricot. 

  • Only available in a multi grafted tree for the 2022 season.

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Excellent backyard apricot for warm winter climates. Freestone, very good quality. Heavy bearing.

  • 300 chill hour requirement.

  • Harvest between May 26 - June 5 in the valley.

  • Self-fruitful.

GOLD KIST

Large, all-purpose, flavorful freestone. Tree ripe fruit is subacid (not tart). A favorite apricot for warm-winter climates. Early harvest, 3-4 weeks before Blenheim (Royal).

  • 200-300 chill hour requirement.

  • Harvest between May 25 to June 5 in the valley.

  • Self-fruitful.

KATY
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Extremely vigorous - more disease tolerant than other apricots. Bears young and heavy. Especially nice fruit: sweet, low acid, fine flavor. 

  • 500 chill hour requirement.

  • Harvest between May 20 to June 5 in the valley.

  • Self-fruitful.

ROYAL ROSA

No. 1 apricot for canning, excellent fresh or dried as well. Medium to large, firm, rich flavor - one of the best. Widely adapted. 

  • 600 chill hour requirement.

  • Harvest between July 1 to July 10 in the valley.

  • Self-fruitful.

TILTON
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A consistently productive apricot variety. Large, orange fruit with firm, sweet flesh. Slightly tart, old-time apricot flavor. Originated at Prosser, WA, introduced in 1989.

  • 500 chill hour requirement.

  • Harvest between June 10 to June 21 in the valley.

  • Self-fruitful, but will yield larger crops if pollinated by another apricot.

TOMCOT

Availability changes throughout the year- please call (559) 325-2929 for current selection!