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Wilson Delicious Apricot

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Description

Our best all-purpose apricot. One of the heaviest bearing varieties, this tree will yield impressive crops every year. Firm, luscious, golden orange fruit has a rich, distinctive flavor that tastes great when fresh or after being canned, frozen or dried. Introduced by Stark Bro’s circa 1940. Freestone. Ripens in early July. Self-pollinating.

Characteristics

Bloom Color Pink, White
Fruit Color Orange
Fruit Size Large
Pollination Self-pollinating
Ripens/Harvest Early July
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained
Soil pH Level 6.0 - 7.0
Taste Very Sweet
Texture Firm, Fine
Years to Bear 2 - 5
Zone Range 5 - 8

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 5 - 8
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The USDA hardiness zones offer a guide to varieties that will grow well in certain climates. Each zone corresponds to the minimum winter temperatures experienced in a given area. Make sure that your hardiness zone lies within the zone compatability range of this variety before ordering.

Size & Spacing

Mature Size

The mature size of this variety depends on the version you choose to plant:
Standard 15 - 20' Tall X 15 - 20' Wide
Dwarf 8 - 10' Tall X 8 - 10' Wide

Recommended Spacing

The space needed for this variety to grow depends on the size you plant:
Standard 15 - 20'
Dwarf 8 - 10'

Recommended Pollinators

This variety is self pollinating.

In many cases, you may still want to plant pollinating partners to increase the size of your crops, but with self-pollinating varieties doing so is optional. You'll get fruit with only one plant!

Tools & Supplies

Having the proper tools and supplies when growing your own can make the difference between a good harvest and a great harvest! Here's a list that our experts recommend for this variety.

Planting & Care

Learn all about how to grow apricot trees in The Growing Guide. An entire section of our website dedicated to your growing success.

Shipping Information

Estimated Delivery Date

You don't pay until it ships.

We work hard to make sure that your order arrives at the ideal time for planting in your location. That's why we only ship living products during certain times of the year. Order now and your credit card won't be charged until your climate is suitable for planting success and your order is shipped.

Shipping Restrictions

Agricultural regulations prohibit shipment of certain types of trees and plants. We do our best to provide a selection that gives everyone a chance to grow their own. This item cannot be shipped to all of OR. Parts of CO.

Our Promise of Satisfaction

1 Year Warranty

Every order comes with our promise of satisfaction. If you aren't completely satisfied with your order, let us know within one year for a free one-time replacement or refund.

Questions & Answers

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Why did you choose this?
Stark Bro's Store
It is a good option for canning, freezing, and drying
Virginia B on Mar 20, 2016
It is truly the best. I am replacing a tree I had.
MARK S on Mar 15, 2016
It is a good option for canning, freezing, and drying
Virginia B on Mar 20, 2016
have had good luck with dwarf apples. this is self-pollinating and takes up little room in my small growing area
ANTHONY A on Mar 18, 2016
It is truly the best. I am replacing a tree I had.
MARK S on Mar 15, 2016
I love apricots and would like to dry the fruit in my dehydrator. I chose the Wilson Delicious because the description stated they were a good variety to dry, can, preserve.
Winona B on Mar 1, 2016
Wishful thinking that this one will miss frosts in my garden.
GLENDA D on Feb 27, 2016
A friend of ours recommended it. He said you have the best trees you can get anywhere.
LINDA F on Feb 23, 2016
have had good luck with dwarf apples. this is self-pollinating and takes up little room in my small growing area
ANTHONY A on Mar 18, 2016
I love apricots and would like to dry the fruit in my dehydrator. I chose the Wilson Delicious because the description stated they were a good variety to dry, can, preserve.
Winona B on Mar 1, 2016

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Really looking forward to fruit from this tree
Its too soon for me to give a good review since i just planted this Tree last fall.
But i have been a customer of Starks for 20 years + and never been disappointed in their products.
If your considering purchasing this tree, i would say to not hesitate.
Good service- great products.
February 28, 2016
Purchased
8 months ago
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