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Apricot Little Bobby

Sweet fruits that are perfect for kids

Apricot Little Bobby
 
 
 
 

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Product information "Apricot Little Bobby"

Size is not everything. “Little” can also be exciting, interesting and different. While apricots that are imported from the south are getting bigger and larger, bringing pumped water in every sense to the north, the apricot variety Little Bobby remains small and concentrated aromatic.

Fruits: Sweet fruits for children, small, beautifully orange-coloured apricot, very sweet and aromatic; large yields
Plant/growth: Broadly upright; for mild locations, watch out for temperature fluctuations during flowering
Fertilisation: Self-fertile
Harvest: Medium late, early August
 
How big are apricot trees?
Final size for bushes: Height: 2.5-3 m, crown diameter: 2-2.5 m
Final size for espaliers: Height: 2.5-3 m, width: from 2-3.5 m

The compact variety Apricompact remains even smaller (about 50-60 % of the size of a normal apricot) and it is especially suited for growing in pots or small gardens; it is also has very reliable yields. Kioto is definitely more compact than the other varieties.

Tips

Where to plant apricots? Of course one wants to offer the apricots in the garden all the amenities of southern life and chooses the south wall. But this is often too much of a good thing. Exposed to the sun, many apricots start to grow earlier and the risk of spring frosts is even greater. Therefore, it is better to plant apricots on a west or east-facing wall.
 
  • Flowering Period March, April
  • Ripeness/Harvest Period August
  • Final height 2m to 3m
  • Final width 2m to 3m
  • Available February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November
  • Plant Type deciduous
  • Sweetness sweet
  • Use outdoors, for wild gardens, South- and West-facing walls, as a specimen plant
  • Hardiness hardy
  • Soil moist, dry, heavy, moderately heavy, light, slightly alkaline, neutral, slightly acidic
  • Location partial shade, full sun
  • Flower Colour white
  • Leaf Colour green
  • Lubera Easy Tip Based on our experience in the variety tests but also in customer service, we have awarded this plant with the title “Lubera Easy Tip”. With this designation, we emphasise only those plants that according to our experience work (almost) everywhere; they are easy to grow and bear fruits or produce flowers quickly and without problems. These are plants that can be enjoyed immediately and without effort once planted.

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Sep 30, 2016

cordons (Alex Ross)

I wish to buy an apricot tree, but all the bush varieties grow too tall. I understandcordons can now be grown as upright trees. Can you confirm this flr e please? I do not want the tree to grow much taller than six foot.

 
Mar 3, 2016

Frost hardiness (Ray Chong)

Can I ask if Apricot Little Bobby frost hardy? CAn you please provide growing information about Little Bobby? Thanks

 
Mar 5, 2016

Frost hardiness (Ray Chong) (Sonja Dreher)

Dear Mr, Chong,
Little Bobby is frosthardy, but needs some protection in the first three years.
Please give us your mail-address and we will send you a growing guide.
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