'MOONGOLD' APRICOT - PRUNUS 'MOONGOLD'

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Common Name: 'Moongold' apricot

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Family: Rosaceae
Genus: Prunus
Species: 'Moongold'

Hardiness Zone: 4 to 8
Height: 10 to 15 ft
Width: 10 to 15 ft

Description: 'Moongold' apricot has a rounded form with green pointy leaves that turn yellow in autumn. It's fragrant flowers bloom in early spring before the leaves emerge. The fruit is a goldish-pink drupe with sweet, juicy flesh and a hard pit that is inedible.

This tree can be planted in a variety of conditions, including inner city locations. 'Moongold' apricot is tolerant of urban pollution and an pH level or soil type. It needs full sun and prefers evenly moist soil.