Apricot Tree - Tilton
The Tilton apricot is the leading variety for freezing, drying, and canning. Tilton apricots are a unique looking apricot and are one of the most flavorful of all apricots. Their appearance is noted by having a slightly flatter shape with a "suture" line that goes halfway around the fruit.
This longtime favorite is tender and juicy with a sweet-tart flavor. It has medium sized fruit that is heart shaped.
It has a light orange skin. The flesh is firm and flavorful and it has a golden color with a red blush. A vigorous tree which bears heavy crops and is resistant to late frosts. One of the earliest ripening fruits. Blooms very early and ripens late June to July.
|Mature Height||Standard: 15 - 25 feet|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|
|Bloom Period||Early April|
|Pollinator Required||None Required|