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PlantFiles: Apricot
Prunus armeniaca 'Goldkist'

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Prunus (PROO-nus) (Info)
Species: armeniaca (ar-men-ee-AH-kuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Goldkist
Hybridized by Zaiger

Edible Fruits and Nuts

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

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USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

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Sun to Partial Shade

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Bloom Time:
Late Winter/Early Spring
Mid Spring

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1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive Ravens444 On Feb 23, 2010, Ravens444 from Mission Viejo, CA (Zone 9b) wrote:

A very low chill apricot for backyard gardens. Freestone, 300 chill hours only. Mine has stayed small with little pruning. It does not get a lot of water.


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

Tucson, Arizona
Mission Viejo, California
Rialto, California
Needville, Texas

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