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Moorpark Apricot

Prunus armeniaca


1. Height

  • Order now, get it by Wednesday, February 20
  • Shipped to you in our Drop 'N Grow™

    The benefits of the Drop ‘N Grow™ bag…

    By growing these trees in burlap bags, the roots grow into the cloth, rather than circling around a pot. This forces these trees to put out thousands of fine hair roots. These roots bring moisture and nutrients into the plants. This means you get a tree that will become established quicker and provide you with superior and faster growth.

    These will be the easiest trees you have ever planted! Simply dig your hole, place the Drop 'N Grow™ bag in the center (burlap included) then use excess dirt to fill the hole. That's it!

    Drop and Grow Bare Root


2. Quantity

3. Extras

-t- Root Rocket™ Fertilizer
Root Rocket™ Transplant Fertilizer

2oz. Packet

Get your new plants off to the right start by using Root Rocket™ 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 needed nutrition.

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

1 packet per plant

Root Rocket Fertilizer
-t- Planting Mix
Moorpark Apricot Planting Mix

Helps your Moorpark Apricot 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.

Coarse 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.

Use 1 bag of Planting Mix for each plant ordered.

Soil Contents
-t- Tree Planting Kit
Tree Planting Kit
Tree Planting Kit

Getting your tree off to the right start can more than double its growth rate. Use our planting kit so your tree is ready for explosive growth.

Your planting kit includes:

  1. Tree Stake Kit to help keep your tree stable, giving roots time to grow.

  2. Breathable Tree Guard protects against gnawing mice, rabbits, deer and mowers.

  3. 2 oz of Root Rocket™ Mycorrhizal Fungi so your tree can quickly explode with new root growth.

-t- 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.

Tree Gator

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

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

Mature Height:

15-20 ft.

Mature Width:

10-20 ft.


Full Sun

Growth Rate:


Harvest Time:

July - August

Year to Bear:

Fruits 1st Year!

Botanical Name:

Prunus armeniaca

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Don't Buy Bare-Root Trees (learn why below)

Loaded with Juicy Apricots

- Sweet and Juicy
- Fragrant Spring Blooms
- Low Maintenance

Large Sweet Fruit
Our Moorpark Apricot Trees produce the largest, sweetest apricots you'll ever taste. You won't find them in the grocery store, so enjoy your large bounty of sweet fruit and be sure to share with your friends and family.  If you enjoy baking cobblers or making jam, this is the best choice.  Can, dry or freeze to enjoy them all year - and feel good about snacking on a delicious treat that is loaded with Vitamin A, Vitamin C & healthy antioxidants.

Your tree will produce fruit from July to late August, but you don't have to wait until then to benefit from the Moorpark Apricot. We've groomed and nurtured this tree so that when it arrives, it will be ready to perform the first spring. 

Beautiful Flowering Tree
Every spring you can expect your tree to provide an amazing display of small white flowers.  It will fill your landscape with a sweet aroma that you'll look forward to each season. 

Easy to Grow and Maintain
These fast-growing trees require little to no maintenance, They're tolerant of most soils and growing conditions.

The Moorpark Apricot Tree is self-pollinating, which means that you can plant just one tree to get fruit. However, we recommend planting a Moorpark with a Blenheim Apricot tree for cross-pollination... so you get even more fruit throughout the summer.

Your tree will mature to a height of just 15-20 ft. tall, so they easily fit in most yards. Best suited for growing zones 5-9.

Order Now
We carefully pack our trees to arrive in great condition and ready to thrive.  Order now to enjoy your tree the first spring.  

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Moorpark Apricot Pollination

Moorpark Apricot are self-fertile. You will get fruit with only one plant. However, adding an additional Moorpark Apricot will drastically increase the size of your crop.

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Customer Reviews

4.0 / 5.0
18 Reviews
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Arrived in shock. Wasn’t sure it would make it. New foliage appeared recently. Far from bearing fruit this season.
June 23, 2018
Hampton, VA
8 months ago
Growing Zone:
Like it
Doing very well. Nicely branched, and leafed. ........................................................................................
June 17, 2018
10 months ago
Growing Zone:
Delivery disappointment
I was a little disappointed in how long it took to receive the plant. I've only had it a week or so. There were quite a few holes in the leaves. The delivery service stood it on end, when it specifically said lay flat. When they stood it on end, they stood it upside down so all the dirt came out. It seems to be holding its own though.
June 12, 2018
8 months ago
Service great.but time of transport for arrival to long and burlap wrap on both trees did not hold.
Great service but the original tree and second free replacement pdid not grow....both dried and died..
June 9, 2018
9 months ago
Growing Zone:
Still in shock!?!
My Moorpark came well packaged with no damage. It had several limbs but no leaves when it arrived. In fact, there haven't been any indications that the tree is alive except there is a waxy coating to the branch ends and the last 6 inches of the branch are a beautiful deep brown. I am thinking it is still in shock and that we will not see anything until next spring?
June 3, 2016
Gulfport, MS
over 2 years ago
Growing Zone:
not showing signs of growth
plant seems dormant. looks the same as wen I planted it.
May 19, 2016
trenton, NJ
over 2 years ago
Growing Zone:
New Apricot Tree
I ordered this tree and it was shipped quickly and well packed.
I planted it on Sunday, and it was blooming by Wednesday.
I don't expect fruit this year, but I sure am enjoying the blooms.
All trees ordered from FGT have been outstanding quality, great service. I won't purchase fruit from any other retailer. Thank you for great business practices.
February 27, 2016
Lake Panasoffkee, FL
over 2 years ago
Growing Zone:
Received an excellent Moorpark Apricot
This tree arrived quickly, looks healthy, and is much taller than I expected. It had probably been dropped at some point during the shipping and the post was cracked its entire height. Luckily, I had a slightly larger empty one on hand and placed it in that one. I placed the tree in the shade, as instructed, for one week. Today, I moved it into morning sun and it seems to be doing very well. I am happy with my purchase and the service provided by Fast-Growing-Trees.
August 21, 2015
Azalea, OR
over 3 years ago
Growing Zone:
The tree has almost doubled in size since it arrived and was planter I look forward to next spring when it starts producing apricots
July 29, 2015
over 3 years ago
Growing Zone:
I bought 6 apricots for our acreage this year. Drought
hit and I'm busy but 2 died, 2 are iffy, and yours are
great. I will never buy anywhere else.
July 29, 2015
over 3 years ago
Growing Zone:

Planting & Care

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

Step 1: Dig Your Hole

Select a site with full to partial sun and moist or well drained soil for your Moorpark 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 Moorpark 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 Moorpark Apricot again after the transplant is complete.

Questions & Answers

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Why did you choose this? Store
For Father's Day gift.
Tina & Ned C on Jun 10, 2018
I loved apricot, make jam, pie, and it's good for you.
Olga S on Jun 8, 2018
For Father's Day gift.
Tina & Ned C on Jun 10, 2018
I love Apricot
Babar R on Jun 8, 2018
I loved apricot, make jam, pie, and it's good for you.
Olga S on Jun 8, 2018
My husband loved Apricots. Ordering in his memory. Can't wait.
Patricia J. G on Jun 6, 2018
it was the only one you had
Bill T on Jun 3, 2018
Love tree ripened apricots
Jennifer K on Apr 2, 2018
Because it is low maintenance, self pollinating and grows well in my zone. I have been wanting an apricot tree.
Roxann H on Mar 23, 2018
Like the taste!
Stephanie K on Mar 18, 2018
I like Apricot
LILIN R on Feb 18, 2018
love apricot
massimo f on Feb 2, 2018
the best,sweetest,big apricots i have ever seen
linda g on Jan 26, 2018
A friend had a child die. I wanted to send a gift that would be a memory every year when it bears fruit. I looked on your website for direction on what fruit tree would grow in their zone... apparently zone no. 7.
thank you for having the option to send a gift message.
The Adams Family A on Oct 1, 2016
Grows in my Growing Zone
William C on Sep 19, 2016
Fruit and limited size
bruce m on Sep 16, 2016
like apricots
sergey s on Apr 8, 2016
Sweet and larger fruit?!
Maria B on Mar 27, 2016
Grew up on these ant grandparents
Cooper B on Mar 26, 2016
Jerry S on Mar 20, 2016
Childhood memories of our apricot tree still lure me to plant one. Got a good sunny spot for it. Looking forward to them!
John O on Mar 16, 2016
I love Apricots and this is a very good variety.
Nancy K on Mar 6, 2016
Love it
Salah A on Mar 4, 2016
What seemed large sweet fruit
David V on Feb 24, 2016
I had this tree where I previously lived.
Didiel C on Feb 24, 2016
Love Apricot Jam
Victor H on Feb 14, 2016
I love apricots and I have moved to a house that did not have an apricot. I will get Apriocts when the tree grows as I do not have to compete with Deer, squirrel, birds, racoons and crows.
Margaret B on Oct 21, 2015
these are the best apricots you can eat'
marsha d on Sep 19, 2015
Apricot tree are beautiful when they flower and also when they bear fruit. Supposedly Moorpark Apricots grow and bear fruit in zone 9 which is where I live now. I am not sure if the tree will be successful but I feel it is worth a try.
Juan C on Aug 26, 2015
I love Apricot
Babar R on Jun 8, 2018
My husband loved Apricots. Ordering in his memory. Can't wait.
Patricia J. G on Jun 6, 2018
cold tolerance?
A shopper on Jun 2, 2014
BEST ANSWER: Planted two Moorparks last spring, so no fruit yet. Survived a brutal winter with multiple snowfalls of several feet each, long stretches of sub-zero temps and strong winds. We live in the mountains of western Maryland at about 2400' altitude. Full leaves although I noticed no flowers this year possibly due to a mid-May frost.
when should I plant apricot trees in zone 7?
carol h on Feb 5, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Always best when tree is dormant.
A shopper on Jun 7, 2014
BEST ANSWER: This is a self-pollinating tree...I have only had it for one year, but thus far, I have been happy with it.
I live in zone 10 in south Florida. Could I plant Moorpack Appricot Tree ?
Do I need to plant a second tree for pollinating ?
Thank you:
Jesus of Nokomis, Florida.
Jesus C on Nov 9, 2014
BEST ANSWER: Hi, I'm in zone 9 and you are not in zone 10, you are in zone 9B. My first Moorpark didn't make it but I had bought insurance and F-G-S quickly replaced it and this one is doing great. I think it's worth a shot! I don't know if you need 2 trees but they recommend getting a Beinhieim apricot as well. They don't have that tree on their site?????
I live in Michigan how does this tree tolerate the cold weather ( moorpark)?
Sharon Y on Mar 20, 2018
BEST ANSWER: The Moorpark Apricot is cold hardy down to -10 F. It is good for growing Zones 5 to 9.
What type of soil is best? What Ph?
Wendy A on Sep 6, 2014
BEST ANSWER: our soil here in elko, nv is very alkaline but this tree is doing ok. haven't had any fruit yet but that is more due to weather than soil.
Can this grow in zone 8?
Shawn L on Mar 13, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Mine are doing very well in zone 7. There should be no problem with growing them in zone 8.

Are you supposed to prune this tree? If so when ?
Susan S on Jul 30, 2018
BEST ANSWER: It’s best to prune your apricot tree in the late winter or early spring. Remove any damaged, broken or crisscrossing branches. Also remove any branches that are rubbing together. This will prevent them from breaking on their own, and have unclean breaks. Use a sharp pair of loppers or pruners that are sterile to make your cuts. Cut the branches at 45 degree angles facing upwards to promote new growth. To shape your tree cut long branches back to about a third of their size. Removing branches towards the center to allow more sunlight and circulation to flow through. Sunlight and fresh air prevents molds and mildews from growing on the branches.
I have a balcony which is 7 ft wide, 11 ft long and 9-10 ft in height. I want fruit plants which can be planted in plotters/raise beds or what have you to suit to balcony area. Will this plant fit in there? If not do you have any other fruit suggestions [ California Bay area Zone 9]. One Bacony is facing west. Another is facing North. The north one doesn't get any sun.
Simran S on Aug 10, 2015
This apricot may work with diligent pruning when it's more mature. We do have some delicious fruit trees that are smaller. Our Little Miss Figgy, Guava,Nagami Kumquat,Cavendish Banana Tree,Bonanza Peach Tree along with quite a few others. When you go to our home page type in patio plants. It will bring up a wide variety of plants ideal to your growing conditions. If you need further assistance please contact our sales department at 1 888 504-2001
what do u mean when u say rootstock.?
A shopper on Jul 26, 2014
BEST ANSWER: Our trees are grafted, meaning they're cut from a larger more mature healthy tree. The root stock refers to the roots that the grafted tree came from.

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You can still order, but due to cold weather, we have delayed shipping to the areas shaded on the map below. We want your new plant to thrive right out of the box, so we will wait on shipping your order until the weather is ideal. This includes anyone in Growing Zones 3 or 4. If you are unsure of your growing zone, visit our Growing Zone Finder.

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