Apricot Early Moorpark Tree Apricot Early Moorpark Tree Apricot Early Moorpark Tree Apricot Early Moorpark Tree Apricot Early Moorpark Tree
Apricot Early Moorpark Tree
Apricot Early Moorpark Tree
Apricot Early Moorpark Tree
Apricot Early Moorpark Tree
Apricot Early Moorpark Tree

Apricot 'Early Moorpark' Tree

Delicious homegrown fruits are not too far away!
Apricot 'Early Moorpark' Tree - Rating
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Scented / Fragrant
Perfect In Pots
Plant In Sunshine
Winter Hardy
Easy To Grow
  • 'Early Moorpark' is self-fertile and will grow and thrive in UK conditions, cropping reliably year after year
  • Such an easy way to produce deliciously flavoured, aromatic, bright yellow fruits
  • The fragrant light-pink blossom appears in early spring before the leaves start growing, making a beautiful display
  • If you don't have room in your garden, 'Moorpark' will be perfect to grow in a pot on your patio or balcony!
  • Supplied as a 1.35-1.45m tall, bare-root, multi-branched tree
1 x Bare Root - Item: 300011
Only £19.99

Product Description

If you have always wanted to grow your own apricots, this is the perfect time to start! 'Early Moorpark' is self-fertile and will grow and thrive in UK conditions, cropping reliably year after year. It produces deliciously flavoured, aromatic, bright yellow fruits, which take on an attractive orange-red tinge when fully ripe and are ready to pick in August.

The fragrant, light-pink blossom appears in early spring before the leaves start growing, making a beautiful display. Whilst the tree itself is fully winter hardy, to guarantee a good crop of apricots, plant it in full sun but against a south-facing fence or wall and cover with fleece to give further frost protection when it is in full flower. The pollinating insects will then set to work and make lots of lovely fruits to pick later in the year.

Once fully established, you might expect to pick 200-300 fruits per tree! If you don't have room in your garden, 'Moorpark' will be perfect to grow in a pot on your patio or balcony.

What Is Supplied

Item 300011 supplied as:
1 x Bare Root

Plant Information

Care Guide

  • Plant in full sun or partial shade.
  • Although frost-tolerant, it is still best practice to protect the blossom with fleece when unusually cold weather is expected.
  • When fruit appears, it may need thinning. Remove poorly placed, small or misshapen fruits when they are about 1cm wide, aiming to have a fruit every 15cm (6in).
  • The best time to prune an apricot tree to keep its shape is annually in the spring. This variety does not require a pollinator.
  • Planting / Flowering Calendar
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    Fully Grown Plant dimensions (approx)
    Plant Dimensions
    200cm
    200cm

    Product Reviews

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    Solid small tree, excellent service, but too early to say whether it has rooted well
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    Solid tree, excellent service
    Review Submitted: 17/01/2024 - 11:39:07
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    My plants arrived very fast and were in good condition happy with them.
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    Very good plants in good condition.
    Review Submitted: 08/03/2022 - 16:51:23
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    Contents (trees) arrived in good condition but will have no way of assessing these and recent previous purchase (more trees) for some considerable time. Apart from advising on arrival condition, I would have thought asking for performance of items at least 6-12 months premature.
    Review Submitted: 13/12/2019 - 16:05:00
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    as before had fruit trees that did not survive,can`t fault customer service as they kept their promise and replaced the trees and a prompt delivery service was great,have purchased before and will buy in the future
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    replacement tree well packed and looks healthy,will plant and see
    Review Submitted: 02/12/2019 - 11:31:46
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    Very helpful, sent out a replacement tree very quickly.
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    Very healthy looking tree, already showing signs of life.
    Review Submitted: 17/06/2019 - 13:25:51
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    Bought some fruit trees, one died but was quickly replaced even after 2 months.
    Review Submitted: 23/05/2019 - 15:39:33
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    Good Service with good prices. everything arrived safely and quickly. Parcel arrived three days quicker than expected. I'm already planning to buy more stuff.
    Review Submitted: 18/02/2019 - 11:08:45
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    Good packaging
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    Good instructions
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    Lovely looking young tree
    Review Submitted: 27/11/2018 - 11:40:47
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    I have always found ' Garden Bargains ' to be an efficient company with sound products. I would prefer a simpler discount system.
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    Of the many items I have purchased from the company, this Apricot and the Victoria Plum , were the only disappointments. I planted the four bare roots I received in large patio pots. The two 'Stella 'cherries are thriving, but both Apricot and Plum seem to have died.
    GardenBargains Comments
    I'm sorry to hear this - please can you scrape a little bark from the main trunks with your fingernail and let me know what the colour and consistency underneath is like at [email protected]

    Chris
    Customer Service Executive
    Review Submitted: 19/06/2018 - 15:59:43
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    Adequate
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    Good value
    Review Submitted: 24/05/2018 - 23:43:00
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    Apricot 'Early Moorpark' Tree
    Apricot 'Early Moorpark' Tree
    1 x Bare Root
    Item: 300011
    Only £19.99