Prunus armeniaca 'ROYAL'

Prunus armeniaca
Prunus armeniaca  'ROYAL'
apricot tree - midseason
SIZE/TYPE medium-sized tree
USUAL HEIGHT 3-5m
USUAL WIDTH 2-4m
LEAVES deciduous broadleaf
COLOUR OF LEAVES
FLOWERS
COLOUR OF FLOWERS
BLOOMING TIME April
LOCATION full sun
USDA zone (lowest) 5   (down to -29°C)
WINTER PROTECTION  
FOR ZONE 5+6 Code of winter protection zone 5+6
FOR ZONE 7 Code of winter protection zone 7
BELONGS TO CATEGORIES Fruit trees

Royal is one of the most popular apricot tree varieties valued for regular and high yields. It is a midseason variety producing golden yellow to orange fruit with orange flesh of excellent taste: aromatic, sweet, and very juicy. Freestone. Fruit is great for fresh consumption and fresh market sale as well as processing. It is self-fertile (needs no other tree to pollinate its flowers) but will benefit from a different variety grown nearby.

Apricot trees are best with no pruning. Still, if you need to cut it do so after flowering when leaves are borne, or immediately after harvest. This way it will have enough time to produce new twigs and flower buds for the following year.

The tree has moderate vigour forming a wide canopy. It is frost and drought resistant. It needs a sunny and warm place sheltered from strong winds, and good, humus-rich soil. Hardy to about -29°C (USDA zone 5).

Last update 01-09-2020
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Prunus armeniaca podno myrobalan height of stem 180-200 girth 10-12
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GLOSSARY
  • STANDARD QUALITY - Plants of this group are 1st class quality with number of branches and overall density adequate to their size and age, considering they were container grown.
  • DE LUXE QUALITY - This label guarantees a luxurious quality of manually selected plants that, compared to their height and age, are exceptionally dense and beautiful.
  • EXTRA - These plants are usually mature and bigger specimens with exceptional overall appearance.
  • STANDARD (as described in the plant form) means a tree with a trunk of 190-210 cm and a crown at the top, unless specified differently. The commercial size for trees is their girth measured in the height of 1m from ground.
  • HOBBY - These plants are of the same quality as our standard-quality plants but younger and therefore cheaper.
  • SHRUB - a woody plant with branches growing bushy from the ground level.
  • HALF-STANDARD or MINI-STANDARD - a small tree with shorter trunk, its size is usually specified.
  • FEATHERED - These are trees with branches growing already from the base of the trunk and up along the stem.
  • GRASSES and PERENNIALS - Sizes given usually read the diameter of the pot or the clump, as specified.
LARGE PLANTS over 150 cmspecimens, screening and hedging shrubs

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