Plant Library

Apricot Sungold

Common Name: Apricot

Botanical Name: Prunus Sungold

Variety: Sungold

Blossom Color: White

Bloom Time: May

Zone: 4 to 8

Exposure: Sun

Mature Height: 10 to 15 Feet

Mature Width: 15 to 20 Feet

Notes: Bright, clear gold, 1.25" fruit. Fruit hangs on tree until ripe. Flavor is mild and sweet. Eating quality is good, sauce fair to good, jam very good. Late variety. Upright habit of growth. Blooms 3rd week of April. Released by the University of Minnesota in 1960.