Apricot (Prunus) 'Moongold'

Moongold Apricot

Categories: Fruit Tree

The soft golden colored fruits of Moongold are of medium size. The flesh is a most attractive orangeyellow. 


More About Apricot (Prunus) 'Moongold'

  • plant with a 'Sungold' or 'Scout' for pollination purposes
  • hardy apricot

Apricots are firm and sweet with delightful flavor. The freestone fruits make delicious preserves. The Moongold is unsurpassed for eating out of hand. Tree is free from disease and vigorous.

We do NOT SHIP plants. ALL Sales are in person at our garden center.


Height:

10-15 ft

Spread:

8-12 ft

Hardiness Zone:

4-8

Apricot (Prunus) 'Moongold' Characteristics

Attributes

  • Mass Plant
  • Specimen

Exposure

  • Sun Tolerant
  • Does best in full sun

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Early Spring

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Average
  • Needs well drained soil

Bearing/Fruiting Time

  • Early season

Flower Color

  • Pink

Fruit Qualities

  • mild flavor
  • sweet
  • juicy
  • tropical

Fruiting Attributes

  • good for cold regions/very hardy
  • medium size
  • storage, short life

Habit

  • Spreading
  • Irregular

Plant Size

  • Semi-dwarf (12-18')