apricot tree pests and diseases

Apricot Pests, Diseases, and Physiological Disorders

Apricot Pests and Diseases The plant protection of Apricot trees against various pests and diseases is usually necessary, especially in cases where apricot is grown in large areas (monoculture, many […]

apricot tree harvest, yield and storage

Harvesting Apricot Trees – Apricot Tree Yield and Storage

Apricot Tree Yield A healthy mature apricot tree may produce, on average, around 154 lbs or 70 kg of apricots. This means that the total yield of an apricot orchard […]

apricot tree fertilization

Apricot Tree Fertilizer Requirements

First of all, before establishing your apricot orchard or applying any fertilization method, it is essential to perform a soil analysis in order to have more information concerning the soil […]

apricot tree irrigation

Apricot Trees Irrigation – How to water Apricot trees

Although apricot is believed to have greater drought tolerance than peach (almost similar to the almond tree), it is essential to maintain adequate moisture in the soil, especially in the […]

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How to Train and Prune Apricot Trees

Training young apricot trees Apricots are very lively trees in general, meaning they have a considerable growth rate and produce a significant number of shoots even when still in the […]

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How to Propagate and Pollinate Apricot Trees

Apricot Propagation The apricot tree is mainly propagated vegetatively to maintain the variety purity and, as a result, the desirable characteristics. Trees can be propagated by grafting (T-grafting) or budding […]

apricot soil and planting

Apricot Soil Requirements, Soil preparation, and Planting

What are the soil requirements for Apricots? Although it is more tolerant to drought than a peach tree, the Apricot tree prefers deep, well-drained soil to thrive. On the other […]

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Growing Apricot Trees for Profit

Growing Apricot Trees for Profit Apricot tree cultivation –if done rationally and on a scalable basis- can be a good source of income. First of all, tree cultivation such as […]

apricot health benefits

Nutrition Value, Health Benefits, Uses, and Interesting facts about Apricot

Apricot Tree Fast Facts Apricot trees are deciduous (they lose their leaves during the winter) The tree produces stone, edible and versatile fruits. It belongs to the Rosaceae family. It […]

Apricot Tree Information and Varieties

Apricot Tree Information and Varieties

The Apricot (Prunus armeniaca) is a deciduous fruit tree (it loses its leaves in the winter) originating from regions of China and Central Asia. It belongs to the Rosaceae family […]