Apricots

Apricots are self fertile and do well in a range of climates. Plant in full sun position. They need moist free draining soil that doesn’t get water-logged. 

Early Divinity
Fruit:
Medium round, slightly oblong.
Skin: Apricot colour with red blush.
Flesh: Apricot colour, sweet flavour, slightly acid skin.
Maturity: Ripens early December.
Pollinators: Moorpark for better cropping.
Comments: A good quality early variety.

Story’s Impoved
Early Moorpark
Fruit: Medium round.
Skin: Rich apricot colour.
Flesh: Apricot colour, juicy and sweet, good flavour.
Maturity: Ripens late December.
Pollinators: Self-fertile.
Comments: Excellent for drying or eating fresh.  Now also available as a dwarf tree.

Trevatt
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Fruit: Large round.
Skin: Pale yellow, slight red blush.
Flesh: Rich apricot colour, firm, sweet and juicy, good flavour.
Maturity: Ripens late December.
Pollinators: Self-fertile.
Comments: All-purpose, heavy cropper. Now also available as a dwarf tree.

Moorpark
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Fruit: Large round oval.
Skin: Deep orange with green areas.
Flesh: Orange, firm, juicy, excellent flavour and quality.
Maturity: Ripens early January.
Pollinators: Self-fertile.
Comments: Very popular traditional apricot. Excellent for drying or to eat fresh. Now also available as a dwarf tree.

Hunter
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Fruit:
Medium to large round, oblong.
Skin: Pale apricot colour.
Flesh: Apricot colour, juicy and sweet.
Maturity: Ripens mid January.
Pollinators: Self-fertile.
Comments: Good for drying and fresh fruit market.

Fireball
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Fruit: Medium round.
Skin: Clean, smooth, deep orange.
Flesh: Mid orange, great flavour.
Maturity: Ripens late November, early December.
Pollinators: Partially self fertile. May benefit from Moorpark or Story’s Improved.
Comments: Good crack resistance, flavoursome early variety.

Bulida-Dwarf
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Fruit: Large.
Skin: Golden orange.
Flesh: Firm, sweet, juicy.
Maturity: Early-mid December.
Pollinators: Self-fertile.
Comments: Great new medium chill apricot, now as a dwarf tree. Suitable for pots. Requires staking. Height and width 1.5-2m.