Apricot - Moorpark

Moorpark Apricot

Prunus armeniaca
An old favourite for growing in UK gardens

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

A guide to choosing Apricot Trees

Moorpark 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
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WA-VIT - Semi-dwarfing   2 years Fan Trained
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WA-VIT - Semi-dwarfing   2 years Fan Trained *Reduced Price*
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Apricor - Semi-dwarfing   1 year Maiden
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History and description of Moorpark

Moorpark apricot is an old established variety which has been one of the most popular garden variety in the UK. Ripens in early August. Yellow skin with an orange blush and red spots. Deep orange juicy flesh with good flavour. Best grown on a warm south facing wall but will produces a regular good crop even when grown in the open in the warmer parts of the UK.

Main characteristics of Moorpark

Use Dual Cul & Des
Season of use  Mid Aug

Tree vigour  Moderate

Self fertility  Self Fertile