Flavor Delight Aprium® Interspecific Apricot
Latin Name: Prunus salicina x Prunus armeniaca
Site and Soil: 1/2 day to full sun and well-drained soil.
Rootstock Description: Myro 29C
Pollination Requirements: Self-fertile but will produce more with another Apricot
Hardiness: Plums are hardy to minus 30° F.
Chill Hours: Less than 300
Bearing Age: 2-3 years after planting
Size at Maturity: 15-20 ft. in height.
Taste: Sweet, flavorful, unique apricot-plum combo
Fruit Skin: Resembles an apricot
Bloom Time: Very early
Ripening Time: Early to mid June
Yield: 50+ lbs.
Pests & Diseases: Our plums are not bothered by pests. Bacterial Canker can occasionally damage trunks or branches. Symptoms of this disease are exudations of amber-colored sap. Spraying lime-sulfur or copper in the fall and early spring can help control Bacterial Canker.
USDA Zone: 6-10