Moorpark is the most commonly grown Apricot in the UK, and possibly the most reliable! The fragrant pink blossom appears in spring, followed by the leaves, and then the juicy fruit, ripening in August time.
Whilst the tree itself is fully hardy, we recommend you plant it in full sun, ideally against a wall or fence so it can be protected from frosts when in bloom. Can also be grown in a pot, it is deciduous and classed as self fertile.
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Buying Fruit Trees/Bushes from Jacksons Nurseries
Unlike many garden centres, supermarkets and some nurseries here at Jacksons Nurseries we sell the majority of our stock all year round. Our stock is for the most part grown outdoors making it far hardier than those grown under glass and/or only sold ‘In Season’.
Here at Jacksons Nurseries we would favour a hardy outdoor grown plant every time. They are far less likely to suffer from the shock of being planted in colder conditions and they will begin to establish more rapidly the following spring. This can mean that they don’t look like a ‘picture perfect’ plant when purchased out of season but with the correct care and a little time you’ll have a wonderful plant to enjoy for many years to come.