Apricot (Prunus) 'Scout'

Scout Apricot

Categories: Fruit Tree

Fruit is bronze gold, blushed with red. Good for canning and jam, fair for eating.


More About Apricot (Prunus) 'Scout'

  • is a Canadian introduction of 1937.
  • hardy apricot

Blooms early May. Although 'Scout' is technically self-fruitful, it produces more fruit with a pollinator. Hardy to -40°F

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) 'Scout' 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
  • Self-Pollinating/Self-Fruitful
  • medium size
  • storage, short life

Habit

  • Spreading
  • Irregular

Plant Size

  • Semi-dwarf (12-18')