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Blenheim Apricot

Prunus armeniaca

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Growing Zones: 5-9
(hardy down to -10℉)

Growing Zones 5-9
You are in Growing Zone: 6

Mature Height:

12-18 ft.

Mature Width:

6-10 ft.


Full Sun


15 ft.

Growth Rate:


Drought Tolerance:


Harvest Time:

June - July

Fruit Color:

Yellow and Orange

Year to Bear:

0-1 years

Chill Hours (minimum):


You are in an area with ~1800 chill hours

Botanical Name:

Prunus armeniaca

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World's Most Popular Apricot Tree!

- The world's most popular apricot tree
- Produces fruit in record time!
- Self-fertile... no need for a pollinator

The 'Blenheim' is the world's most popular apricot tree, and for good reason! Apricots produced by the 'Blenheim' are considered to be the most succulent and flavorful... the 'Blenheim' also blooms earlier than any other apricot tree.

Its rounded form and bright green foliage make this tree a refreshing showpiece for your yard! Start picking dozens of fresh, delicious apricots in early summer. Luscious, deep yellow and orange fruits brighten an already beautiful tree... and have so many uses!

Eat them fresh, use them for baking, or dry them for lovely holiday gifts. The 'Blenheim' is quite adaptable to most soil types, undemanding and self-fertile. Apricots, with such a sweet flavor, are a very popular fresh fruit in any household.

They're loaded with Vitamins A and C that are essential to healthy eating. Imagine being able to harvest this delicious, juicy fruit in your own yard! Nothing beats that 'fresh off the tree' flavor.

The tree is compact in size, allowing it to be grown in any yard without taking up to much valuable space. The rounded form of bright green foliage and an early bloom period makes it a refreshing showpiece for your landscape!

Because the Apricot Tree blooms so early, you'll be able to start picking loads of fresh apricots early in the summer. Luscious, deep yellow and orange fruits brighten the already beautiful tree.

With so many valuable uses, ordering one for your yard today will allow you to take advantage of the benefits offered as soon as possible. Apricot trees are easy to grow and quite adaptable to most soil types.

They are self-fertile - which means you don't need to plant a pollinator tree too to get fruit. One tree is all you need to begin harvesting fresh fruit right outside your back door.

You will love all that your Apricot Tree has to offer. A live Apricot Tree also makes a wonderful house warming or wedding gift ... what a thoughtful way to welcome someone to a new home or new life.

Be sure to order now to get delicious apricots this season.

Blenheim Apricot Pollination

Blenheim Apricot are self-fertile. You will get fruit with only one plant. However, adding an additional pollinator will drastically increase the size of your crop. Below are the most effective pollinators we have chosen for your area...

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Customer Reviews

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Blenheims are wonderful can get them to set fruit. Where your springs are cool to cold, possibly wet, or windy your chances of getting fruit on this tree are one in ten. Go for a tree that flowers in May or June if you live above 4500 ft. elevation and have these conditions. Otherwise these trees grow great!! Put them on a drip system, keep them pruned properly and they will grow with little problems. I have mine on a south facing hillside, in an orchard, in clay soil and it's hot and dry here in the summer. But the Blenheim just grows and grows.
January 1, 2013
Very fast service and beautiful plant
I bought this tree in spring of 2015 and planted in front yard where it gets full sun. It did not grow for about two months after planting but now it is doing very well. Package arrived on time as stated but I made a mistake of waiting for about five days before planting it which may explain the no growth for first two months.
October 7, 2015
over 3 years ago
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Planted during the drought....
Planted during the California drought. Lost a few branches traveling here, but one year later, they are growing really well and there are fruit on them. Maybe a dozen all told. These were some of the few things that got water in our barren moonscape of a yard, but it sure paid off! It may be a few years until I have enough fruit to make jam, but I will enjoy what I get!?? I'll post again in July, when they are ripe enough to taste.....
March 31, 2016
over 3 years ago
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Planting & Care

It's Easy to Plant & Care for Your Blenheim Apricot

Step 1: Dig Your Hole

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

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.

Planting & Care

Step 2: Place Your Plant

Next, separate the roots of your Blenheim Apricot 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 Blenheim Apricot again after the transplant is complete.

Questions & Answers

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Why did you choose this? Store
Trying first time. Let's see.
SALAH U on Apr 21, 2018
Love Apricots and these are hardy for low temperatures. The Blenheim should help pollinate the Moorpark Apricot
Jay C on Apr 1, 2018
Trying first time. Let's see.
SALAH U on Apr 21, 2018
I like dry apricot hence want to grow and dry these fruits at home
Ganapati K on Apr 10, 2018
Love Apricots and these are hardy for low temperatures. The Blenheim should help pollinate the Moorpark Apricot
Jay C on Apr 1, 2018
Blenheims are one of the most delicious apricots. looking forward to YUMMM!!!
Julie N on Apr 1, 2018
Eating apricots is a fun summer activity.
Thomas H on Mar 21, 2018
Good match with the Moorpark we purchased
Stephanie K on Mar 18, 2018
I like Apricot
LILIN R on Feb 18, 2018
based on what they say the flavor to be
Kevin W on Feb 18, 2018
wanted a apricot and trying you for trees
Alice W on Feb 3, 2018
this seems to be a very good tree for this area and good producer, hope so.
Ronald B on Mar 20, 2017
The Blenheim Apricot tree is self-fertile and should fit in quite well planted near my Fruit Cocktail tree.
Robert A on Feb 24, 2017
fruit s ripe early and hopefully sweet
Gaoming W on Feb 14, 2017
Self-pollinator. Wanted cherry tree, but don't have room for 2 trees for pollination.
Todd F on Apr 19, 2016
apricot is very nice trree and one of my family favorites
sergey s on Apr 8, 2016
Fast Growing Trees' promise of fruit bearing trees.
Betty H on Mar 22, 2016
I grew up eating apricots and love them.
Tonia M on Mar 20, 2016
Love Apricots
Stephanie D on Dec 25, 2015
drought resistant
Kathryn G on Oct 6, 2015
I like dry apricot hence want to grow and dry these fruits at home
Ganapati K on Apr 10, 2018
Blenheims are one of the most delicious apricots. looking forward to YUMMM!!!
Julie N on Apr 1, 2018
How soon do the Blenheim apricot trees produce fruit ?
John M on May 10, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Apricots are an early fruit. Here in California ours are about done now. (July 5, 2015)
Will this tree grow & fruit in am container?
Koneko on Dec 11, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Probably some, but much more in the ground!
Is this tree organic and non-gmo?
Heather P on Oct 30, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Yes it is non-gmo. We are as organic as the state allows us to be. By law we have to spray with Bifenthrin
does the Blenheim produce a seed(Inside the pit) that is bitter? if not do you have one with bitter seeds?
wayne on Oct 22, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Thank you for contacting us. Yes, the Blenheim Apricots produce a seed also known as a "Kernel". Inside of the seed is a nut that is considered to be bitter. I hope this information is helpful. Please contact us at 1-888-504-2001 option 1.
I live in the SF Bay Area, can I still grow this apricot tree?
Tammy H on Jul 8, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Bleheims thrive in the Bay Area. I had 2 50 year old giant apricots in the back yard. We lost them because of the drought. When we had that last major downpour, they toppled. The roots spread and prefer to be near a structure (to keep them cool in the hot weather). In May we bought 2 replacements from this site. It took them about 2 weeks to get here, but the are in new giant holes, filled with organic potting soil and covered by mulch. They are some of the few things we water (drought). They have shot up, and have leaves on all the branches. I don't know how many years until I get fruit, but I am looking forward to making apricot jam again.... backyard Blenheims are the way to go. The fruit is so delicious, but once there ripe, they don't keep. That's why you don't see them often in stores. They make great pies, and the jam is blue ribbon quality. They are a treasure! Have no fear dear, plant away! Bay Area weather (normal weather) is perfect for Blenheims. Sign me as Liz, Vallejo

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