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Chinese Mormon Apricot Tree


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Chinese Mormon Apricot Tree

Chinese Mormon Apricot Tree will never leave you out in the Cold

Height:

The heights we list are after we prune your tree.

Many Nurseries advertise heights before they prune, then cut off several feet before shipping. While this reduces their shipping cost, it gives their customer a shorter tree than they bargained for. The tree will likely need an extra year to grow back and to produce fruit.

We prune your tree throughout its life. This process takes us longer, but gives you more branches and quicker production.

Plus, we don't include the pot or root length in our measurements. This gives you an extra 1-2 ft. in tree size.

Our larger trees are usually one to two years older than our smaller ones and will typically give you results the first full season.

5-6 ft.
Oversized Fee: $7.00 each
Ships:
Mar 2nd, 2015
List: $125.95
Sale: $84.39
6 at $80.17 each
Qty:  
Planting Mix for Apricot Trees
Chinese Mormon Apricot Tree Planting Mix

Helps your Chinese Mormon Apricot Tree get established in a fraction of the time, become more drought tolerant, and grow faster. Here's how:

Beneficial Bacteria... It's like a Probiotic for your tree... creating an explosion of fine hair roots that vastly improves nutrient and water uptake.

Course Organic Compost... loosens and improves all types of soils while promoting proper pH levels. You get better drainage and moisture retention.

Microbial Fertilizers... including Sea Kelp, Yucca, and 100 other elements proven to gently feed your tree without burning the roots.


Soil Contents
$14.65
Sale: $9.82
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TreeGator® Jr. Watering Bag
TreeGator® Jr.


When you’re making an investment and effort in planting new trees in your landscape, you can assure their survival and growth by using TreeGator® - a truly simple and innovative drip irrigation system in a bag.

With hot summers and droughts the norm around the USA, TreeGator® is an absolute necessity to protect your new trees and shrubs.

TreeGator® is super easy to install without any tools, and it can easily be filled up with a standard garden hose or can even be connected to a rain barrel!

It's a super time saver that takes the worry out continually remembering whether you've watered your new tree or not. Plus, all the water that goes into the drip bag is used up with no waste, so TreeGator® is environmentally friendly with regard to water use.

DIEHARD Transplant
$31.45
Sale: $21.07
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Chinese Mormon Apricot Tree
Transplant Fertilizer
DIEHARD™ Transplant

Get your new plants off to the right start by using DIEHARD™ Transplant.

This soil amendment contains 16 strains of mycorrhizal fungi, biostimulants, beneficial bacteria and Horta-Sorb® water management gel.

Simply sprinkle the product into the planting hole adjacent to the root ball when planting.

The organisms will start to work right away supplying the roots with much need nutrition.

The specially formulated Horta-Sorb® will reduce transplant stress and aid in water retention.


DIEHARD Transplant
$9.40
Sale: $6.30
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Here’s why:

  • Most Cold and Frost hardy variety available
  • Sweet, juicy apricots with edible pit
  • Heavy producer of large sized fruit
  • Resistant to Japanese Beetles and other pests

An Apricot Tree for all Seasons
 
When the weather gets cold, you may have to turn up the heat, but you won’t have to worry about your Chinese Mormon Apricot.  This tree is tough.  It not only resists cold temperatures, it’s a frost hardy variety that will shrug off sub-freezing temperatures and deliver stellar yields of amazing apricots when the time is right.  Not only that, the Japanese Beetle and other common pests are no match for this stalwart specimen.

Awash in dainty, pinkish-white blooms, the upright growth of the long branches is only weighed down by the multitude of apricots that lines each limb.  The fruit’s flaming orange presence adds color to the backdrop of tear shaped green leaves that flood the tree.  With strength, character and beauty, the Chinese Mormon is a “must have” for that special place you’ve reserved in your garden or landscape. 
 
So Many Apricots, so Little Time

Most apricot enthusiasts will agree:  There’s no such thing as too many apricots—especially when they’re this good.  This Chinese Mormon is such a reliable, abundant producer, it could feed an army.  Before you even taste it, you’ll notice this variety actually looks delicious.  It’s bright, light orange skin glistens in the sun.  It’s soft, round body fits perfectly between the thumb and forefinger.  When you slice one open, be sure to have a napkin on hand.  Its sweet juices will begin to drip from the moment you open it.  

The Chinese Mormon makes great homemade jams, fruit salads, pies and is wonderful for dehydrating and eating on the go.  But for our money, the best way to enjoy this incredible fruit is straight off the tree.  The Chinese Mormon Apricot is in short supply.

Don’t let this opportunity get away.  Order your Chinese Mormon now.  




Growing Zones: 4-7

Mature Height: 15-25 ft.
Mature Width: 10-15 ft.
Sunlight: Full Sun
Soil Conditions: Adaptable
Drought Tolerance: Good
Botanical Name: Prunus armeniaca 'Chinese Mormon'
Does not ship to: AZ, AR, ID, LA,
Growing Zones 4-7
This plant is generally recommended for zones: 4-7
(blue area above)

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It's Easy to Plant your Chinese Mormon Apricot Tree


Step 1 - Dig Your Hole

Select a site with full to partial sun and moist or well drained soil for your Chinese Mormon Apricot Tree.

First, dig each hole so that it is just shallower than the root ball and at least twice the width.

Then loosen the soil in the planting hole so the roots can easily break through.

Use your shovel or try dragging the points of a pitch fork along the sides and bottom of the hole.



Step 2 - Place Your Plant

Next, separate the roots of your Chinese Mormon Apricot Tree gently with your fingers and position them downward in the hole.

The top of the root flare, where the roots end and the trunk begins, should be about an inch above the surrounding soil.

Then make sure the plant is exactly vertical in the hole.

To make it just right, use a level.

Step 3 - Backfill Your Hole

As you backfill the hole, apply water to remove air pockets.

Remove debris like stones and grass and completely break up any dirt clumps.

Water your Chinese Mormon Apricot Tree again after the transplant is complete.

To help retain some of that moisture, it's recommended that you place mulch around each plant to a depth of 2"-3" up to but not touching the trunk. Organic mulches such as wood chips also help to better soil structure as they decompose.

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Due to cold weather in some parts of the country, we have suspended shipping to the areas that are shaded on the map below. Please view the diagram to determine if your area has been affected. This includes anyone in Growing Zones 2, 3 or 4. If you are unsure of your growing zone, visit our Growing Zone Finder.

We will resume normal shipping in the Spring. Please see the table below for your approximate ship date. If you live in a shaded area but wish to receive your product(s) now, please visit our contact us page here or call a customer service rep toll free at 888-504-2001.

  Zone Shipping Resumes
  Zone 2 May 1st
  Zone 3 May 1st
  Zone 4 May 1st
How do I Request a Different Ship Date?

Call us at 888-504-2001, email us or enter your requested ship date in our shopping cart next to the billing information section. 

Additional Info for Those Who Love to Read:

Orders are occasionally delayed if we see really bad weather approaching, or if we encounter unusual circumstances. A small number of our plants show a specific release date. If you purchase one of these and would like your other items sooner, just let us know. 
 
Amount of Order Shipping Charge
Less than $15 $8.95
$15.00-$23.99 $11.95
$24.00-$39.99 $14.95
$40.00-$79.99 $18.95
$80.00-$98.99 $23.95
$99+ 28% of order total

Will my Trees and Shrubs Look Like the Photographs?

Most trees and plants on the website are pictured in their mature form. Depending on the product and growth rate, mature development can take years for your plant to resemble the photos.

Picture the last time you took a walk in the woods. The young trees were not miniature bonsai versions of mature trees. Instead they were naturally thin and lanky. Young trees are programmed to race toward the light, before the competing vegetation crowds them out. Once established at 10 feet or more, they start developing a wide canopy and shedding lower limbs.





Potted Tree Dormant Tree Bare Root Tree
Late spring to early fall
trees are shipped potted
Some dormant trees
prefer to be potted
Most dormant trees shipped in the
late fall through spring arrive bare root

Bare Root trees are shipped without dirt or any green foliage showing. Some customers who have never planted bare root before, think that they received a "dead stick" with roots. These dormant trees are basically sleeping over the winter as most trees do. Because of their hibernation-like stage, this is a great way to transplant these trees. Since a bare root tree lacks foliage, they need very little moisture.


Most Trees and Shrubs are Pruned Before Shipping... at No Cost to You

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Pruning makes plants appear to be less-full than the ones you may have seen at your local big box garden center. A retailer's goal is to have plants look their best while sitting in the store. Our goal is to have them look the best after you plant them.

Pruned trees and shrubs not only travel better, but become established much quicker. So rather than supporting extra foliage, they put their energy into sending out deep roots. Once that happens, your plants become hardier and quickly explode with new top growth. Above the ground, pruning helps your plants develop a more attractive form.