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Apricot Moorpark - Tree

  • Catalogue Code 1070-5007
  • Pack Contents: 1x Bare Root Tree

Apricot Moorpark is an early-ripening from of the original and popular English Moorpark, it is very well suited to our English climate.

It is one of the best apricot varieties for eating fresh off of the tree, like all apricots it is excellent for culinary use. Regardless of the name, It is a mid-season variety and ripens toward the second half of August.

The fruit of Moorpark can be picked over the course of a week or so. Unlike the modern orange-blushed varieties of Apricots this variety is of a paler colour. The soft flesh within Moorpark has a very strong apricot flavour.

This variety grows into an elegant small tree and has very attractive pink-tinged white blossoms which pop up in the spring.

The tender golden-yellow fruits swell from late July. The variety is self-fertile and is known widely for its genuine reliability and superb garden performance.

Rootstock: Prunus Cerasifera Myrobalan

Flowering Group: Self-Fertile

Years until fruiting from planting: 2-4

Age of tree at despatch: 2

Height at full growth: 4m/13ft

Most of our trees are delivered as bare rooted specimens with approximate height of: 3.5ft - 5ft / 105cm - 140cm depending on the variety.

In order to ensure a good pollination pick fruit trees from within the same or from adjacent flowering groups.

The vast majority of the trees we ship have been pruned and will appear trimmed.

Fully Grown: 4m/13ft


  • RHS Award of Garden Merit

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An odd shape to trunk and very few branches, but was replaced for a better shaped tree. Still dormant so unable to comment further


Going to see how this does in uk ...this spring 2018 is poor so figers crossed


The tree arrived well packaged and had a well established root system. Not the best shape but this can be addressed as the tree grows. Supplied with a sturdy wooden stake, rubber tie and plastic pest guard.

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We despatch our fresh, nursery-grown live plants (including vegetables, trees and flowers) when they are at a stage of growth ready for you, the customer, to plant on at home.


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Please note – due to increased courier costs beyond our control, delivery charges to all non-UK Mainland addresses including Scottish Highlands & Islands may be subject to a postage surcharge.


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