Specifications of Apricot - Moorpark
Preferred Climate Warm Temperate, Cool TemperateLearn About Climate Zones
Grown From GraftedLearn About Propagation Methods
Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 2-5m
Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination
Can it Handle Frosts? Yes
Amount of leaves in Winter? No Leaves (Deciduous)
Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas WA
Suitability in Pots Yes
Water Requirements Moderate Watering
Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree? Can be pruned to 2m
Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest 2-3 Years
Sun or Shade Full (Sun:80%-100%)
Preferred Soil Type Good Drainage
Soil pH Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)
Fruiting/Harvest Months February, March
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Customer Tips & Reviews Apricot - Moorpark
GEROGERY, NSW, Australia
Brought from local nursery - lots of nice fruit if frost doesnt get flowers
KENSINGTON, VIC, Australia
Planted location #36 (clay, som quartz). Suffered black die-back severly during first summer. Cut back to healthy growth just above the graft and is now growingly strongly.
RISDON PARK, SA, Australia
Bought locally, and slow to thrive. Half the size of the Daleys Fireball purchased years later. Much loved by birds. May use for preserving with the larger fruited Fireball for fresh eating, 6 weeks earlier. Severely pruned for shape last year. Lots of...
FERNTREE GULLY, VIC, Australia
Bought from the market in a pot 3 years ago. Two years ago I transfered to ground. It gets sun all day and is thriving. Last year got one apricot, this year nothing but the tree looks great.
Morphett Vale, SA, Australia
Love the taste of fresh apricots! Love the heart shaped leaves of the tree. Love that it is not fussy. Love that it is growing so well and bearing so much fruit this year.
Athelstone, SA, Australia
TASTE home grown fruit picked when ripe & tasted greattried some apricots from a large supermarket that deals in fresh food bloody awful. large good looking pale orange fruit when fully ripe ,was watery with no flavour
BARRACK HEIGHTS, NSW, Australia
26/10/15 had heaps of flowers this year and we have fruit yay!! Had 3 fruit last year but someone broke the branch off %uD83D%uDE23 24/5/13 still has not flowered
Dickson, ACT, Australia
Previous tennants planted this tree. Not sure how old it is. Only got about half a kilo of fruit since we moved here in December 2009.
this is just the most wonderful tree and fruit..it gets covered in fruit even after a couple of years and this year is absolutely bulging here is a detail of the fruit..and for some reaseon we are having less problem with birds and possums..
Kalgoorlie, WA, Australia
Existing tree. I **think** it is a Moorpark. Masses of green fruit. *SOB* Fruitfly has destroued the crop. Ahh well, at least they left the plums alone :-) 1/10/10 Chainsaw tratment to bring it to a manageable size
Talbot, VIC, Australia
Growing well, but late spring frosts have so far toasted every fruit. Am going to put a barrel of water under it this week...Good news this year fruiting. Left the grass very long this year (over winter and spring) - which appears to have minimized the...
Eaton, WA, Australia
Planted in the same hole as a Trevatt Apricot and trained to form half of a vase (The Trevatt forms the other half). Not fruiting yet- expect the first fruit this year.Heaps of fruit summer 09/10- enought for eating over the relatively short season (he...
Noble Park North, VIC, Australia
Fruits beautifully every year after Christmas. Tastes amazing!