Moorpark Apricot Fruit Tree
Moorpark Apricot Tree produces very large, 2-2.5″, deep yellow and orange-red blushed fruit with juicy, sweet, deep-orange flesh of excellent quality. This vigorous dwarf tree grows 8-10 feet tall, flowers early with showy, pinkish white blossoms, and dependably produces fruit July-August. Most Apricots require around 600 chill hours of below 45º F.
Latin Name: Prunus armeniaca
Site and Soil: 1/2 day to full sun and well drained soil
RootstockDescription: Moonpark is grafted on Lovell Peach rootstock, Lovell Peach is very hardy and well adapted to different soil types.
Pollination Requirements: Moonpark 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