Apricot Tree

Apricot Tree

Apricot is one of the fastest-growing fruit trees in Pakistsan and the scientific name of Apricot is Prunus armeniaca. Apricot is rich in vitamin A and contains proteins, carbohydrates, and phosphorus. It grows fast but takes nearly 2 years to start bearing fruits. It is a deciduous tree in the family Rosaceae has grown for its edible fruit. It has an erect growth habit and a spreading canopy. The tree leaves are ovate with a rounded base, pointed tip, and serrated margin. The fruit is a drupe with skin that can be smooth or covered in tiny hairs depending on the variety and a single seed enclosed within a protective outer shell (stone).

Apricot trees thrive in climates where winters are cold enough to induce a dormancy period and summers are warm but not sweltering hot. Select a sunny location with enough room for the Apricot tree to grow. Apricot trees grow best in a full-sun environment. It requires deep watering, especially when they begin bearing fruit. To avoid over-watering apricot trees, water the trunk and base areas every 2 weeks or so, giving your trees a healthy soak.

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