DWARF Apricots

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DWARF Apricots

Dwarf Apricot varieties have been welcomed into the PlantNet® suite under the banner of the Backyard Beauties Range. This range is exclusive to PlantNet and its nurseries.

PLEASE BE ADVISED WE RECOMMEND DWARF TREES ARE STAKED PERMANENTLY DUE TO TREES PRODUCING HIGH CROP LOADS.

 

  • Bulida - Bulida is a well known and popular Apricot that produces large golden, sweet, orange fruit in early to mid December, just in time for Christmas.  The fruit is frim and very sweet and juicy.  Medium chill makes it a variety that can be grown in most temperate regions of Australia.
  • Moorpark - Is one of the best Apricots Around!  The fruit is a nice oval shape with a deep orange colour and sweet flavour.  It matures around early January which makes it a mid to late season variety.  It is a very versatile variety which can be used for stewing, making jams, cooking and not to mention it is a craker for making dried Apricots just like Nanna used to do!
  • Trevatt  - Trevatt is a large, round pale skinned Apricot with a red tinge to its skin.  The flesh is an orange colour and it has a sweet flavour.  It crops late December to early January and is a naturally heavy cropper, so thinning is recommended.  It is a medium chill variety which makes it a variety that can grow in most temperate regions of Australia.

 

  • Storey's  - is a variety of apricot which has been available in Australia for many years. It is a sweet, juicy  apricot which produces medium size rounded fruit with orange skin which has a deep blush and matures around late January which makes it a mid season variety. This is a versatile variety which can be used for stewing, making jams or eaten fresh. This variety is self fruitful and is a prolific bearer. Available from stockists in VIC, SA,TAS and NSW Winter 2016.

 

  • Tilton Apricot - is a variety of Apricot which has been available in Australia for many years.  It is well known for its large orange fruit and bright orange flesh, which harvests in early February. The fruit is firm and slightly oval in shape. Medium to high chilling means it can be grown in most temperate regions of Australia. It is a versatile variety and is ideal for canning or preserving as well as eating fresh. Available from stockists in VIC, SA, TAS and NSW Winter 2016.

  • Divinity Apricot is a variety of Apricot which has been available in Australia for many years.  It is well known for its orange skin which has a tinge of red to yellow over parts of the skin. It has a light orange flesh and harvests in late December to early January. The fruit is firm and slightly oval in shape. Medium to high chilling means it can be grown in most temperate regions of Australia. It is a versatile variety and is ideal for canning or preserving as well as eating fresh.  Available from stockists in VIC, SA, TAS and NSW Winter 2016.

 See our great maturity guide for harvest timing, under the plant care tab on the plantnet home page.

All varieties grow to a height of 1.5m-2.0m and a width of 1.5m-2.0m.  

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The DWARF Apricots are self fertile and prolific bearers which means they will require staking.  Plant them in a tub or a large pot for easy gardening - not to mention that the kids will love them! 

 

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Not recommended for coastal QLD and Northern NSW as winters are not cold enough to produce fruit.