Apricot (Prunus) 'Sungold'

Sungold Apricot

Categories: Fruit Tree

The Sungold produces medium sized apricots that are brightly colored clear gold with attractive orange blush.


More About Apricot (Prunus) 'Sungold'

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

Sungold's fruit is nearly round with thin tender skin; flesh is clear orange, tender juicy, mild, and sweet. Freestone, a real taste treat for eating out of hand or tasty preserves. The tree grows more upright than Moongold

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) 'Sungold' 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')