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Chinese Apricot Tree
(Semi-dwarf)

Cold Hardy Apricot

Item Number: FT055

$19.99

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Sold out for the season. Available again in December 2016.

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$19.99

Out of Stock.

Sold out for the season. Available again in December 2016.

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Description

Fruit ripens late June to early July. Likes well-drained, moderately fertile soil. Thin fruit early in season to maximize size and quality. Benefits from a good preventative maintenance routine, including pruning and spraying in the dormant season. Harvest 2nd year.

Citation Rootstock is tolerant of wet soil, induces early dormancy in dry soil, is very winter hardy, resists root knot nematodes, and produces a 12'-18' tree. By pruning you can keep your tree at any height.

Check out our Fruit Tree Harvest Chart to plan for successive harvests.

Please Note: Although most of our bare-root trees arrive to our warehouse in mid-December, there are a few varieties -- Mulberry, Persimmon, Quince, and Walnut -- that will not arrive until mid-January. If you order any of those varieties along with varieties that arrive in mid-December, your order will be delayed for shipment until mid-January. If you'd like us to split your shipments, please contact us at (800) 784-1722 or orderdesk@groworganic.com. Additional shipping charges will apply.

Features

  • Clingstone
  • Self-fruitful
  • Suited to Cold Climates

Characteristics

Chill Hours Needed 500-700 hours Fruit is Good For Canning, Dehydrating, Freezing, Fresh Eating, Jam/Jelly, Pies/Cobblers, Puree/Sauce
Shipped As Bare Root, Dormant Tree Size Semi-dwarf
Time to Fruit Production 1 Year Approximate Harvest Time Early Summer
Planting Time Winter USDA Zone 4 - 7
Chill Hours Needed 500-700 hours
Fruit is Good For Canning, Dehydrating, Freezing, Fresh Eating, Jam/Jelly, Pies/Cobblers, Puree/Sauce
Shipped As Bare Root, Dormant
Tree Size Semi-dwarf
Time to Fruit Production 1 Year
Approximate Harvest Time Early Summer
Planting Time Winter
USDA Zone 4 - 7

Videos & Articles

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Articles

December 15, 2014 - Peaceful Valley
Size of the Planting Hole Things change. Advice for planting bare root trees has changed too! Colorado State University studied root growth in fruit trees. They have a planting technique that expands root… read more »
February 7, 2011 - Charlotte from Peaceful Valley
With all the bare root fruit trees for sale, how do you decide? Fruit Trees Multi-Graft Trees Nut Trees Grow what you love to eat—the fruits you look forward to all year—from your own bare… read more »
October 29, 2009 - Janice
A set of  PVFS Customer Emails with Staff Responses. Question: I received my fall 2009 catalog and see you carry Redhaven peach trees. I would like to know if they come on Citation rootstock or, if not,… read more »

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Shipping Information

Ship up to 10 Bare Root Trees for Only $25!* *Shipping offer only available to the lower 48 states. Nut & multi-graft trees count as 2 when calculating shipping. Offer applicable to bare root trees only. Ships via FedEx Home/Ground. Cannot ship to P.O. boxes. Cannot ship to the following states: AK, HI, PR, VI, GU. Cannot ship via USPS. Cannot ship via SmartPost. Cannot be combined with other items in a package, due either to its size or manufacturer packaging.

Shipping Weight: 6.00 lbs. Dimensions: 59"L x 11"W x 11"H

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