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Manchurian Bush Apricot
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Manchurian Bush Apricot

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Big Fruit in Small Spaces

Sets a bumper crop of red-blushed golden fruit that ripens in July. Grows 10 ft. tall and bears in 2-3 years. Plant two for pollination. 2 to 3 ft. trees.
Not available in CA CO ID OR WA.

Zones: 3 - 8 (-30° F.).
Height: 10 - 12 feet.
Shade Requirement: Full sun.

Manchurian Bush Apricot
13209 Quantity Price
For each offer ordered, get 2 trees.
$19.99

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Manchurian Bush Apricot Product Details

Botanical Name: Prunus armeniaca var Mandshurica

Height: 10 - 12 feet.

Spacing: 10 - 12 feet.

Depth: Prepare an area 36 inches in diameter, clearing all sod and weeds. Work the soil 24 inches deep. Dig the planting hole right before planting deep enough and wide enough to accommodate the roots without crowding. Plant bareroot trees 1 inch deeper than t

Spread: 10 feet.

Sun/Shade: Full sun.

Pollinator: Plant at least 2 trees for good pollination.

Yield: Approximately 1/2 - 2 bushels at maturity.

Color: White.

Foliage: Medium green foliage.

Blooms: April - May.

Fruit: Small, plump, golden yellow fruit. Golf ball size and smaller.

Form: Rounded.

Soil Requirements: Well-drained, moist, organic loam soil.

Growth Rate: Medium growth rate.

Pruning: Best to prune in early Spring. Thinning the fruit will give you more of the larger fruit.

Comments: Sweet, juicy, freestone flesh. Tolerates heat and cold. Blooms before it leafs out. Very vigorous, thrives almost anywhere. Bears young and heavily. Self-fruitful but produces better in a group of 2 or 3. Fertilize after the tree has reached bearing age. Not grafted, it is a seedling. Restricted States, AE, AK, CA, CO, GU, HI, ID, OR, PR, WA.

Unable to ship to: AE AK CA CO GU HI ID OR PR WA


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2014-04-19
Frost kill of buds
Reviewed By: Susan (Eagle Bend, MN)
In zone 3 I have read to protect the buds during the freeze thaw cycle in the spring in the more northern climates. Otherwise just appreciate them as a pretty red bush in the fall. I just planted mine today so I do not know how this experiment will go yet.


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2014-03-05
Just arrived
Reviewed By: Brenda (Rutherfordton, NC)
I just received my 2 Manchurian Apricot trees and they are as stated and very fresh. I live in Western NC zone 7, every tree I've planted has produced here as long as it has good drainage. I hope I have better luck than some of you.


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2012-05-20
Bigger Than Advertised
Reviewed By: Jimmy (Columbia, SC)
These trees grew much higher than the advertised height. They never produced any fruit. The trees also attracted large numbers of Japanese beetles each year and they were too tall to spray easily. I finally cut them down.


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2012-01-22
Size Misrepresented
Reviewed By: Mrs. S. (Neenah, WI)
When I originally purchased two plants, they were advertised as bushes that would reach a maximum height and spread of four feet. One of the plants died. The other grew, and grew. I had to cut it down because it grew too large for the space allotted. I am glad to see that the plant description has been corrected, but that does not solve the annoyance of lost time and investment in a plant that failed to meet the promised expectations.


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2010-04-18
care free
Reviewed By: toni (cooleemee, north carolina)
Shipped and planted in 2007. Now in 2010 they are over 8 feet tall and covered in fruit. Looking forward to tasting them in a few weeks. Care free, planted them and left them alone, no extra care was given to them at all. Great choice for anyone with little time to be fussing with plants.


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2010-01-17
Not for Zone 8-9
Reviewed By: Tim A. (Wilmington, NC)
Despite what the product detail section states, Manchurian Bush Apricots will NOT do well in zone 8 and 9 climates. They do not appreciate long periods of hot, humid weather like found in the coastal Southeast, and they require more winter chilling hours than a warm climate can usually provide. After four years, my two Manchurian Bush Apricots have struggled to grow at all given these conditions.


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2009-07-14
Fruit
Reviewed By: Cindy (Menominee, MI)
I purchased a home in 2004. There were small Manchurian Apricot shrubs there. They are now about 8-10 feet high. I always loved the blossoms and never seen any fruit. I went and looked at them last night for the first time this year and they are LOADED with fruit! I have 10 of them and will have apricots coming out of my ears this year. This is the first year they have had fruit.


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2009-02-26
Same Complaint
Reviewed By: John (Galena, MD)
I forget if this is the 4th or 5th year. I have 12 ft trees with ample sunshine and no blossoms or fruit. Don't waste your time.


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2008-01-06
Big Disappointment
Reviewed By: Cindy (Southern, California)
Bought a Manchurian Apricot Bush 4 years ago and still no fruit. The bush is wonderful and gives a beautiful shade for my dogs area but that's all. Am going to try and graft another type of apricot onto the bush and see what happens.


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2007-07-17
I am upset
Reviewed By: Dvin (Phila., PA)
About eight years ago I got three Manchurian Apricot Bushes from Gurney's. Full sun and 'Mirical Grow' made those bushes became a big trees about 10 feet tall. Two of them have a lot of flowers for third year. But no fruit at all. I asked help from Gurneys,s, no way. Those bushes have the best spot on my backyard and...


Manchurian Bush Apricot
13209 Quantity Price
For each offer ordered, get 2 trees.
$19.99

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