Tilton Apricot Fruit Tree
Tilton Apricot Fruit Tree produces exquisitely sweet, medium sized, heart-shaped, golden yellow fruit with a dark-red blush on vigorous, productive trees. This is one of the best varieties for canning though it is delicious fresh as well. Apricots generally require about 600 chill hours below 45º F..
Latin Name: Prunus armeniaca
Site and Soil: 1/2 day to full sun and well drained soil
Pollination Requirements: Tilton is self-fertile, but benefits from cross-pollination with another Apricot like Puget Gold
Bearing Age: 2-3 years after planting
Size at Maturity: 10-12 ft. in height
Bloom Time: March
Ripening Time: August
Yield: 50+ lbs.
Pests & Diseases: Brown rot resistant.
USDA Zone: 5-9