Apricot 'Moorpark' Prunus armeniaca 'Moorpark' (F)

apricot 'Moorpark'


Apricot 'Moorpark' is a small, deciduous tree with broadly oval, pointed leaves. Pink-tinged white blossom in early spring is followed by flavoursome, yellow-orange fruit with a red flush, ripening in mid- to late August. A reliable, self-fertile variety

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      apricot 'Moorpark'

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      2.5-4 metres

    • Spread

      1.5-2.5 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun

  • scissorsPruning

    May be trained as a fan on a warm wall, or as a free-standing bush in milder areas. Prune only in spring as the sap is rising, or between the end of July and the end of August. See apricot cultivation. Thin heavy crops when the size of hazelnuts. See fruit thinning

  • bambooSoil


  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Wall-side Borders City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden Mediterranean Climate Plants

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by grafting. Seed-raised plants are likely to be inferior to the parent

  • insectPests

    Vulnerable to glasshouse red spider mite. Birds and squirrels may damage fruit

  • microbeDiseases

    Vulnerable to silver leaf and bacterial canker, may be affected by blossom wilt and brown rot. Not usually affected by peach leaf curl