Hi, this is my first post so please go easy on me.
does anyone have any knowledge about Apricots. my apricot tree is in
leaf and looking healthy when can i expect to see some blossom???, or
is it not going to flower this year, it is a second year tree.
thanks for any information.
Apricots are among the earliest of the fruit trees to blossom out.
Timing depends a lot on your climate zone. Here in zone 5, Midwest,
the flower buds on my Moorpark Apricot are now starting to swell. We
are experiencing typical cold April here, so I am hoping they will
not come out now, and get hit by a frost. If your Apricot is
on standard rootstock, it will take a few years to start up. On
a dwarfing rootstock, you may get a few blossoms sooner, after a
couple of years, depending on the vigor of your variety and rootstock.
Be patient. The typical problem with Apricots are the blossoms coming
out too soon, and getting clobbered by a late frost. It happens a
lot, here in the Midwest part of the country.
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