Autumn Royal Apricot Fruit Tree
Extend your season with the Autumn Royal Apricot Fruit Tree which is the only known late ripening apricot! The fruit is medium to large and has yellow skin to pale orange, firm juicy flesh. This apricot has quality similar to the Blenheim and is valuable for fresh eating, canning, or drying. Autumn Royal is not recommended for climates with desert-like summer heat but will thrive in mild climates. Cold Hardy to USDA Zone 4-8.
Latin Name: Prunus armeniaca
Site and Soil: 1/2 day to full sun and well drained soil
RootstockDescription: Autumn Royal Apricot is grafted on Lovell Peach rootstock, Lovell Peach is very hardy and well adapted to different soil types.
Pollination Requirements: Autumn Royal is self-fertile, but benefits from cross-pollination with another Apricot like Puget Gold
Bearing Age: 2-3 years after planting
Size at Maturity: 8-10 ft. in height
Bloom Time: April
Ripening Time: July-August
Yield: 50+ lbs.
USDA Zone: 4-8