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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 is one of the best apricots for spring blossom - the flowers are a little bit larger than most, and the bright white petals retain a hint of pink veins.

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 £46.50
    Large tree (3m-4m after 10 years)
Pre-ordering

You can pre-order now for delivery from early September 2021 for pot grown trees (or late November / early December for bare-root). You do not need to pay at this stage - just add items to the basket and checkout as usual.

How to grow

Robada is a hardy apricot, suitable for most situations - but like all apricots it does need warmth, shelter, and is best 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

Growing

  • Gardening skillAverage
  • Self-fertilitySelf-fertile
  • Flowering group3
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • Climate suitabilityTemperate climates

Using

  • Picking monthJuly
  • Picking seasonMid
  • CroppingGood
  • Keeping (of fruit)1-3 days
  • Food usesEating freshCulinary

Problems

    Climate

      Identification

      • Country of originUnited States
      • Period of origin2000
      • Fruit colourOrange / Red
      • Fruit sizeAverage