How to grow Apricot tree

Apricot tree growing tree of the genus Prunus also known as Apricot, Apricot tree perennial deciduous plant, can grow in temperate, mediterranean or subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 5-11.

Flower color white to cream or pink with five petals,

Apricot fruits

Fruit shape round with smooth hair, size 3-6 cm, color of the fruit: orange, yellow, red

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Requirements for Apricot tree growing and care:

Cool winter, if the tree attack in the beginning of the winter needs to collect all the leaves and the fruit from the ground, cut all the infected branches

What is the best way to start growing?

Is it necessary to graft in Apricot tree?

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Very sensitive to pests and disease

Planting season:
Winter, spring, summer

Pests and diseases:
Aphids, Borer, mite

Pruning season:

How to prune:
Weak, dead and thin branches

Size of the plant?
3-15 m, 10-45 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:

General information about the flower
White-cream or pink flower with five petals

Thinning the bloom:
Firsts years recommend thinning

Pollination is done by:

Edible Fruits

Fruit harvest season:
Spring, summer

Fruits pests or diseases:
Birds, fruit fly

What can be done with big quantities of Apricot tree fruits?
Eaten raw, jams, juice, alcohol, cakes

Work requirements on the fruit:
Cover the trees with net or protect the fruit with traps

How long does it take to bear fruit?
3-4 years

Scientific name:

Prunus armeniaca

Blooming Seasons

Edible Parts

Culinary Uses

Flower Colors


Harvest season

Ornamental parts

Plant growing speed

Plant life-form

Plant uses

Planting season

Plants sun exposure

Watering plants

Hardiness zone