Aprium
Prunus 'Flavor Delight'

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Prunus (PROO-nus) (Info)
Cultivar: Flavor Delight

Category:

Edible Fruits and Nuts

Trees

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

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Water Requirements:

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Where to Grow:

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Height:

12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

Spacing:

12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

Seed is poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

Pale Pink

Bloom Time:

Late Winter/Early Spring

Foliage:

Deciduous

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

By grafting

By budding

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Chandler Heights, Arizona

Scottsdale, Arizona

Tucson, Arizona

Rialto, California

Gardeners' Notes:

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neutral
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RatingContent
Positive

On May 15, 2011, lysis from Scottsdale, AZ wrote:

Tastes like an apricot. Physically, slightly larger than most of my apricot varieties. Orange with a red blush. Vigorous in 8b with a prolific crop in the first year of planting, unlike most apricots that I've planted in the ground.

Neutral

On Jan 17, 2006, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A apricot plum cross that has about 75 % apricot characteristics. Early (Mid July ripening in Zone 6) and vigorous. Requires 600 chill hours. It is self fruitful, but yield best if interplanted with other apricots.

Prunus armeniaca x domestica x domestica