Blenheim Apricot Fruit Tree
Blenheim Apricot Fruit Tree produces medium to large, pale orange, red-speckled fruit with very juicy, orange flesh and enticing, sweet, aromatic flavor that sets the standard for apricots. This early-blooming, self-pollinating variety is famous in California for its canning quality, but is also good for drying and fresh eating.
Latin Name: Prunus armeniaca
Site and Soil: 1/2 day to full sun and well drained soil
RootstockDescription: Blenheim is grafted on Lovell Peach rootstock, Lovell Peach is very hardy and well adapted to different soil types.
Pollination Requirements: Blenheim Apricot Fruit Tree is self-fertile
Bearing Age: 2-3 years after planting
Size at Maturity: 10-12 ft. in height
Bloom Time: March
Ripening Time: August
Yield: 50+ lbs.
USDA Zone: 5-8