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Robada apricot trees

Prunus armeniaca
  • Picking season: Mid
  • Picking month: July
  • Self-fertility: Self-fertile

Robada is a large-fruited apricot. The orange fruits are usually flushed with red, and will ripen in the middle / late July in the UK.

Robada apricot trees for sale

Pot-grown

All pot-grown trees are suitable for planting out in the garden, some are suitable for growing in containers.

  • PG12-year 12L pot-grown tree St. Julien rootstock £43.50
    Large tree (3m-4m after 10 years)

How to grow

Robada is a hardy apricot, suitable for most situations - but like all apricots it does need warmth, shelter, and to be planted in full sun.

Advice on fruit tree pollination.

History

Robada was developed in California ... however it is one of the more reliable varieties for the UK climate.

Robada characteristics

Using

  • Picking monthJuly
  • CroppingGood
  • Picking seasonMid
  • Keeping (of fruit)1-3 days
  • Fruit persistenceNormal ripening
  • Flavour qualityVery good
  • Food usesEating freshCulinary

Growing

  • Gardening skillAverage
  • Self-fertilitySelf-fertile
  • Flowering group3
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • VigourAverage vigour
  • SunlightPrefers full sun
  • PruningDo not prune

Problems

    Climate

    • Climate suitabilityTemperate climates
    • Cold-hardinessCold-hardy

    Identification

    • Country of originUnited States
    • Period of origin2000
    • Flower colourWhite
    • Flower formSingle flower (5-8 petals)
    • Fruit colourOrange / Red
    • Fruit sizeAverage