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Zone Los Alamos, New Mexico 87544 | Anonymous added on April 17, 2017 | Answered

There seems to be a lot of information telling me that apricot trees don’t produce due to a late frost so I should plant late blooming trees. No one mentions which varieties are the late bloomers. Every site that sells trees list zones 5-9 which really tells me nothing regarding early or late bloomers. I live in the mountains of New Mexico that regularly gets late frosts. Which variety is the latest bloomer and would be the best for me to plant?

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Answered on April 18, 2017

Your growing zone is 6b.

My research found these varieties would be good choices for your garden:
Belle of Georgia
June Pride
Snow Beauty
Sun Crest
White Lady

I would also recommend you contact your local County Extension Office for recommendations on your specific growing area.
Here is a link to find the closest office.


Here are some other links for you with more information.



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