The Main Plant entry for Apricots (Prunus armeniaca)

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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
Cooked
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
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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