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Apricot 'Royal'

Prunus armeniaca

Royal is part of the Prunus genus and is a Apricot variety. Its scientific name is Prunus armeniaca 'Royal'. It grows mainly as a Perennial, which means it typically grows best over a long period (from 3 years+). Normally reaching to a mature height of 14.62 feet (4.50 metres), Royal grows with a tree-like growth habit.

Typically, Royal Apricot is normally fairly low maintenance and can thus be quite easy to grow - only a basic level of care is required throughout the year to ensure it thrives. Being aware of the basic growing conditions this plant likes (soil, sun and water) will result in a strong and vibrant plant.

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How to grow Apricot 'Royal'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Royal is thought of as very hardy, so this plant will survive though longer winters with little or no damage.

Growing Royal from seed

Transplanting Royal

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Royal is a very hardy plant.

Harvesting Royal

Apricot 'Royal' information

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