Sugar Pearls™ Apricot Tree
Sugar Pearls™ Apricot Tree
- Unit of Measure1 tree
- FormDeciduous. Rounded.
- LightFull sun. Needs full sun for maximum flower and fruit production.
- Height15 - 20 feet for standard, 12 - 15 feet for semi-dwarf.
- Spread10 - 12 feet for standard, 10 feet for semi-dwarf.
- Spacing10 - 12 feet for standard and semi-dwarf.
- Zones4 - 7 (-20 F.).
- FoliageLight green foliage.
- Flower FormYes
- ColorPinkish blossoms.
- BloomsApril to early May.
- FruitGolf ball size, or slightly larger golden fruit with rosy blush, pale cream flesh.
- Soil RequirementsWell-drained, moist, organic loam soil.
- Growth RateMedium growth rate (12 - 24 inches per year).
- PruningA well structured trimming is necessary when the tree is young and then the pruning conditions can be modified when it's two to three years old, to maintain new branch and growth of tips. Remember to remove the dead, diseased and damaged foliage during any time of the year. Primary pruning is usually done during onset of early Spring.
- PollinatorTwo or more trees improve yields. Use Harlayne, Jerseycot or any other late blooming apricot. Sugar Pearls is not self fertile. Sugar Pearls blooms later than most apricots in more Southern districts (Zone 6 and South). Up North most any other apricot
- CommentsUnique white fleshed free-stone apricot. Honey sweet rich flavor, unparalleled by any other stone fruit. Very quick to bear fruit. Blooms later than other apricot varieties and avoids frost damage. Plant with another late blooming variety to ensure high yields of fruit.
- YieldApproximately 1 - 3 bushels at maturity for standard, 1 - 2 bushels for semi-dwarf.
- Botanical NamePrunus armencia 'Sugar Pearls' PPAF
- Size1 1/2 inch flowers.
- HeaderThe Most Heavenly Tasting Stone Fruit You Can Grow!
- DepthGraft or bud union should be just above the soil line. Look for planting depth indicator.
Orders for general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days. Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.
Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.
|2018 Fall Shipping Schedule|
|ZONE||Blueberries||All Other Fruits||Perennials,
Bulbs & Flowers
|Trees & Shrubs||Encapsulated
|1A-4B||9/19 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2|
|5A||9/19 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2|
|5B||9/19 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2|
|6A & 6B||9/19 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2|
|7A & 7B||9/19 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/13||6/19 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2|
|8A & 8B||9/19 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/13||6/19 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2|
|9A-10B||9/19 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/13||6/19 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2|
|All Grow Zones: Oct 29, 2018|
Additional Shipping Notes:
The type of product you order or the weather in our area to yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule, shifting earlier or later, depending.
Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.
In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via the U.S. Postal Service or FedEx. Large orders or large items may be shipped to you in multiple packages.
Please note that we cannot ship outside the 48 contiguous states.