All Apricot Trees

Growing your own apricots is rewarding as the firm flesh of the fruits is particularly tasty when freshly picked. Apricots are also suitable for a variety of sweet and savoury culinary uses. Apricot trees are part of the Prunus genus and we stock several hardy self-fertile varieties suitable for growing in the UK climate.

History of Apricot Trees

  • It is actually unknown whether Apricots originated in Armenia or China
  • On Persian trade routes, dried apricots were a significant commodity
  • There is an Arabic saying roughly translated as "when the apricots bloom" which refers to their short season and is akin to the British saying of “wishful thinking”
  • Apricot kernels have been used in traditional Chinese medicine
  • Apricots have historically been used in English remedies to treat tumours and swelling


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  • Goldcot Apricot Tree Self Fertile
    £37.99 (VAT Free)
  • Golden Glow Apricot Tree Self Fertile
    £39.99 (VAT Free)