Apricot Trees

Can Apricot Trees Grow in Florida


largorose added on July 5, 2011 | Answered

I live 5 miles from the Gulf, in Clearwater, FL. During the summer, it's humid just about every day with rain. Can I grow apricot tree here?


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Heather
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Answered on July 11, 2011

You can, but you need to find a low chill hour variety. They will need less cold to produce fruit. Here is a list of some varieties:
http://gardeningsolutions.ifas.ufl.edu/giam/plants_and_grasses/fruits_vegetables/fertilizing_fruit_trees.html

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largorose
Answered on July 11, 2011

what does chill hours mean in regard to apricot trees

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