Summer Delight Aprium Interspecific Fruit Tree
A very late ripening apricot hybrid and an insanely juicy and tasty one as well! Summer Delight Aprium ripens in late July or August turning all that summer heat into a super sweet treat! This new introduction fruits reliably every year and is sure to become a popular variety.
Latin Name: Prunus salicina x Prunus armeniaca
Site and Soil: 1/2 day to full sun and well-drained soil.
Rootstock Description: Citation
Pollination Requirements: Self-fertile
Hardiness: Plums are hardy to minus 30° F.
Bearing Age: 2-3 years after planting
Size at Maturity: 10-15 ft. in height.
Bloom Time: Early April
Ripening Time: Early July
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: 4-9
Sunset Western Zone: 2-12, 14-18
Sunset Northeast Zone: Not stated