|Latin name:||Prunus armeniaca|
|Delivery type:||Supplied as bare-rooted stemmed plant|
|Guarantee:||6 months growth and flowering guarantee|
|Preferred location:||Sun, Half shadow|
|Leafs all year:||No|
|Harvesting:||August - September|
|Flowering:||March - April|
|Growing Height:||100 - 150 cm|
|Planting distance:||100 - 120 cm|
Make sure the root ball is well-drenched before planting your Dwarf Apricot Tree by soaking it in a bucket of lukewarm water. Prepare a suitable hole in good, loose soil. Plant the Dwarf Apricot Tree at the correct depth in the hole - the top of the root ball should be slightly below ground level. Fill the hole and press firmly in. Water immediately after planting. A Dwarf Apricot Tree grows best in well-drained, fertile soil. Plant this tree in a warm, sheltered spot in full sun. You could also grow it in a greenhouse or conservatory.
Planting Dwarf Apricot Tree
This dwarf apricot tree will thrive in a container. This dwarf apricot tree takes up little room but produces large fruit. Stand the Dwarf Apricot tree in a sheltered, sunny spot. You could reate a 'mini-orchard' with the (Dwarf) Apricot, and Peach, plus (Patio) Cherry and Apple trees all in containers and grouping them together on your patio or decking.
Dwarf Apricot Tree is an easy-to-grow dwarf fruit tree. Give it extra water during dry periods. Avoid keeping too many fruits on the branches, ideally there should be about 7-10 cm between the young fruits to promote good development. Pick August-September. Let the apricots ripen off indoors, they will turn even sweeter. Give a mulch of well-rotted manure around the base of your dwarf apricot tree in early spring. Pruning is rarely necessary with the Dwarf Apricot Tree although they can be pruned in summer to help keep their shape. Prune older branches on an more mature tree every 2-3 years.
This Dwarf Apricot tree is a disease-resistant tree that produces delicious, juicy apricots once mature. An apricot tree flowers in May, and the branches become smothered in charming pink blossom. The foliage is also very decorative from spring all the way through to autumn!