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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