Early Harvest of Golden Fruit Golden Sweet is an apricot variety that produces very sweet fruit. Plant one in a sunny location near a window or patio so you can enjoy not only the sights of the harvest, but the ornamental features of this exceptional tree. Firm, and very sweet, this freestone variety of apricot will gift you with its harvest early in the season, so you won’t have to wait long to sample its delights. Late June/early July will find you with a sumptuous harvest of fruit that not only tastes delicious, but is also healthy. Rich in antioxidants and other health benefits, Golden Sweet apricots are an easy way to bring healthy, wholesome food direct from your garden to your family’s table. Your Golden Sweet goes beyond producing superior fruit by also being ornamental. Pink-hued, white blossoms cover the tree in spring, a strong call to pollinators. The foliage has a romantic, heart-shaped appearance that’s glossy enough to shine in the summer sun’s rays. The golden skin of the fruit has a soft blush, a gorgeous accent against the vibrant, green leaves. Golden Sweet Apricot will grow up to 15 feet in height with an equal spread. It has an upright form, medium growth rate and enjoys full sun exposure. Golden Sweet is self-fertile, but will do best when other apricot trees are nearby. Apricots are so much fun to have in the yard. They’re not only pretty to look at, but provide a harvest of tiny fruits that make up for their size by having a robust flavor. Golden Sweet is an excellent example of an apricot tree that’s easy to enjoy…as I’m sure you will this summer. * Petite, sweet apricot * Spring flowers * Self-fertile * Drought tolerant (once established) * Antioxidants .
Health-Enhancing Apricots on a Hardy Tree Chinese Apricot Tree is a hardy, deciduous tree that produces delicious, early fruit. Be sure to plant one in view of a window so you can enjoy watching your harvest develop throughout the summer. Your Chinese Apricot Tree is sure to be a lovely addition to your yard. The branches posses an elegant spread, supporting many shorter branchlets for an appealing appearance even in winter. In the spring, pink-hued, white flowers will appear to be sprinkled across your tree’s branches, a lovely welcome to the warmth of summer. Serrated, oval green leaves cling to your Chinese Apricot’s branchlets by colorful, reddish stems through the warm months, clothing your tree in vibrant green. As the season progresses, the flowers give way to spherical, pitted fruit. Ripening to a yellow-orange brilliance, your fruit is sure to stand out in sharp contrast against lush, green foliage. The fruit of your Chinese Apricot is of superb quality, and generally freestone, making it easy to use in canning, drying, or in baked goods. Apricots contain carotenoids which are antioxidants that help prevent heart disease, reduce bad cholesterol levels, and protect against cancer. In fact, apricots and their stones have been used for medicinal purposes for centuries. They are also high in fiber and considered by some to be a natural weight-loss food. The Chinese Apricot Tree is an early bearing, heavy producing variety that is recommended for difficult climates (especially those prone to late spring frosts). It blooms very early and is also one of the earliest ripening fruits. Chinese Apricot is considered semi-dwarf, growing up to 20 feet in height and is adaptable to many soil types. It doesn’t require a pollinator, so you can even try just one if you prefer. An apricot tree is hard to resist. Beneficial not just for its healthy, delicious fruit, but also valued for its ornamental appeal, Chinese Appricot Tree is a must have for your yard today. * Delicious fruit with health benefits* Ornamental appeal* Generally freestone* Heavy producing.