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Blenheim Apricot
Growing Zones: 5-9
What's my zone?
Mature Height: 12-18 ft.
Mature Width: 6-10 ft.
Sunlight: Full - Partial
Blooms: Spring
Spacing: 12-15 ft.
Botanical: Prunus armeniaca 'Blenheim'
Cannot Ship to: AZ
This plant thrives in the green shaded regions above.

Blenheim Apricot


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SKU APR-BLE
Weight 0.01 lbs
Growing Zones: 5-9
What's my zone?
Mature Height: 12-18 ft.
Mature Width: 6-10 ft.
Sunlight: Full - Partial
Blooms: Spring
Spacing: 12-15 ft.
Botanical: Prunus armeniaca 'Blenheim'
Cannot Ship to: AZ
 
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A Centerpiece Tree With Irresistible Fruits!


The Blenheim is the world’s most popular apricot tree. You will reap the bounty from both its great looks and abundant harvests.

Why should you pick this tree over other apricot varieties?
• Fruits produce in the second year and are ready by summer.
• The Blenheim is a self-pollinated and self-fertile tree.
• It has beautiful blossoms and prolific fruits.

The Blenheim is a tree for all seasons. You’ll love springtime as the tree turns out gorgeous pink flowers with an alluring fragrance. Before you know it, summer arrives and so do the fruits! You’ll be picking to your heart’s content, and your kitchen will fill with apricots and fresh scents. Even when picking season is done (typically a month), the gorgeous green foliage turns a golden shade in the fall.

Fruit Lover Paradise
The Blenheim apricots are considered the most flavorful. Food lovers around the world go out of their way for a taste. A nutrient powerhouse, the Blenheim is chock full of Vitamins A and C, iron, and fiber. Fruits are ready for picking when they are plump and fairly firm. Ripe colors have a deep yellow and orange hue. Eat right off the tree, and you’ll experience a perfect balance of sweetness and acidity. To prevent over-ripening, place the apricots in a paper bag in the refrigerator for up to a week. Or cut them in half and store them in the freezer for up to a year. Your recipe ideas are endless. Bake them in pies, or dry them for holiday gifts. Make sure to leave some for yourself!

Gorgeous and Undemanding
The tree’s grand appearance belies its low maintenance. This is the kind of tree you can leave alone and still reap fresh fruits in the summer. The plant only requires watering once a week. It’s self-fertile properties allow you to fertilize organically once in the spring. Plus, you don’t need a second tree to pollinate. Just plant in any soil and watch your tree come alive!

It’s compact rounded form takes up little room and is a cinch to prune. You can even keep it a eye level for easy picking. Heat is not a problem since the tree enjoys full sun and can withstand drought and humidity. It even needs the cold to to be healthy for the growing season.

Ready to spruce your landscape and delight the tastebuds? Your Blenheim Apricot Tree awaits. Your life, yard and kitchen will never be the same!

 
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