Apricot – Tilton
*height & width at maturity
FRUIT: This variety produces medium sized fruit with a slight blush that has a good flavour and is juicy.
POLLINATION: Self pollinating
MATURITY: Early February (Late season)
DESCRIPTION: This variety is suitable for fresh fruit, drying, preserving and jams. Apricots are nutritious fruit, high in vitamin A. Thinning of the tree will be required if heavy crops occur.
TOLERANCES: Can be susceptible to early frosts, generally drought tolerant. Can be suitable for cooler climates.
TREE CARE: Plant in a well drained and well worked soil. Take care to plant the bud union above the soil level. Water in well and keep soil moist until tree is established. Fertilise when planting and again after new growth appears. Prune tree when planting to encourage new growth.
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