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Manchurian Apricot Fruit Tree Seeds, 6 Seeds Per Packet

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Prunus armeniaca

Produces large numbers of golden fruit with a red blush. Tree reaches 10ft and will fruit in 2-3 years. Must have more than one for pollination purposes.

Type: Perennial/Tree
Sun: Full
Planting Depth: 1”
Spacing: 10-12'
Water: Moderate
Days to Maturity/Bloom: 2-4 years
Height: 10-12'
Zones: 3-8

Planting Instructions
Type: Perennial/Tree
Sun: Full
Planting Depth: 1”
Spacing: 10-12'
Water: Moderate
Days to Maturity/Bloom: 2-4 years
Height: 10-12'
Zones: 3-8

Approx seeds per order 6

Cold-Stratification is necessary prompt germination. Cold-stratification imitates overwintering in cold grounds, but allows more control and increases success rates as opposed to simply placing the seed in the ground.

Place the seeds in a jar or container and soak them in hot (but not boiling) water for 12-24 hours. Do not soak them longer than this or the seeds will drown. After the seeds are soaked, drain the water and place them in a plastic bag with equal parts peat moss and sand. The peat and sand should be dampened but not soaked. Put the bag in the refrigerator for at least 60 days. Check the bag every few days to ensure the medium is still moist. Re-moisten as necessary.

Once the seeds produce sprouts, plant them in pots using rich potting soil. Place them root-side down. Keep the soil moist without being soggy. Put the pots in a sunny warm location until they are big enough to be transplanted.

As the seedling grows, move it to a larger container. It will be at least a year before it can be transplanted. Trees need to be 4-6 feet tall before transplanting outdoors. It will be 4-6 years before it produces fruit.

USDA Zone Map

Prunus armeniaca

Produces large numbers of golden fruit with a red blush. Tree reaches 10ft and will fruit in 2-3 years. Must have more than one for pollination purposes.

Type: Perennial/Tree
Sun: Full
Planting Depth: 1”
Spacing: 10-12'
Water: Moderate
Days to Maturity/Bloom: 2-4 years
Height: 10-12'
Zones: 3-8

Planting Instructions
Type: Perennial/Tree
Sun: Full
Planting Depth: 1”
Spacing: 10-12'
Water: Moderate
Days to Maturity/Bloom: 2-4 years
Height: 10-12'
Zones: 3-8

Approx seeds per order 6

Cold-Stratification is necessary prompt germination. Cold-stratification imitates overwintering in cold grounds, but allows more control and increases success rates as opposed to simply placing the seed in the ground.

Place the seeds in a jar or container and soak them in hot (but not boiling) water for 12-24 hours. Do not soak them longer than this or the seeds will drown. After the seeds are soaked, drain the water and place them in a plastic bag with equal parts peat moss and sand. The peat and sand should be dampened but not soaked. Put the bag in the refrigerator for at least 60 days. Check the bag every few days to ensure the medium is still moist. Re-moisten as necessary.

Once the seeds produce sprouts, plant them in pots using rich potting soil. Place them root-side down. Keep the soil moist without being soggy. Put the pots in a sunny warm location until they are big enough to be transplanted.

As the seedling grows, move it to a larger container. It will be at least a year before it can be transplanted. Trees need to be 4-6 feet tall before transplanting outdoors. It will be 4-6 years before it produces fruit.

USDA Zone Map