The Main Plant entry for Apricots (Prunus armeniaca)

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Prunus armeniaca
Armeniaca armeniaca
Armeniaca vulgaris

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Edible Parts: Fruit
Eating Methods: Raw
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Pollinators: Bees
Various insects


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Posted by Mindy03 (Delta KY) on Sep 29, 2011 6:04 PM

Honey bees get nectar and pollen from this plant

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Issue with parent entries preventing addition of synonyms by Australis Apr 2, 2018 6:35 AM 5
Leaf Comparison by amadorhill Aug 4, 2017 4:07 PM 2
parent plant for Prunus by purpleinopp Mar 5, 2015 3:19 PM 12
Parent Entry or Special DB for Apricots Request by dbrawner Aug 19, 2014 7:34 AM 1
More on the subject of non-cultivar top-level plants by dave Nov 14, 2011 6:52 PM 69

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