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Hemskirke Apricot

Prunus armeniaca
A hardy variety similar to Moorpark

Pollination:  Hemskirke is self-fertile and a pollinator is not necessary for producing a crop.

A guide to choosing Apricot Trees

Hemskirke Apricot Trees for sale - order online

Please select the rootstock, age and tree form available items in the table below. The choice of rootstock is important as it determines the size to which the tree will grow when mature. Trees are available either as maidens which are untrained one year old trees or two year old trees already trained in a particular form. Reduced price trees when available are smaller one year old trees or two year old trees which have less well developed heads than our regular trees but are otherwise perfectly good healthy trees offered at a lower price. Trees are supplied bare root during the planting season from late November to early March. Further information is available below.

Rootstock / Vigour / Age / Form
WA-VIT - Semi-dwarfing   1 year Maiden

History and description of Hemskirke

Hemskirke apricot is an old variety similar to Moorpark, but hardier. The fruit has yellow skin with a reddish blush. The flesh is bright orange, tender, rich and juicy.

Main characteristics of Hemskirke

Use Dual Cul & Des
Season of use  Late July

Tree vigour  Moderate
Tree habit  Upright-Spreading

Self fertility  Self Fertile