apricot blenheim

Prunus Armeniaca ‘Blenheim’

Apricot Blenheim tree
Apricot Blenheim is a small to medium size fruit tree growing to about 20 feet at maturity. In early spring, there is a profusion of pinkish white flowers followed by large pale orange fruits by midsummer. The fruits are delicious for eating, baking, canning, or drying.

This tree is self-pollinating and forms a rounded crown with upright growing branches. Don’t expect a substantial harvest before 3 to 5 years.

Height: 10′ – 20′

Width: 10′ – 15′

Exposure: Full sun is best.

Watering and soil: Medium, well drained soil – loam or sand. Water well while establishing.

Fertilizer: Use a well balanced fertilizer or slow release formula.

Pruning: Prune these fruit trees regularly to shape and keep tidy after flowering. Remove crossed and rubbing branches. Cut back damaged, diseased and dead limbs.

Prune back about a third of annual growth yearly while the plant is dormant.

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