Tropic Gold Apricot Overview
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Bountiful Harvest Tropic Gold Apricot

  • Early Season
  • Self Fruitful
  • Low Chill Requirement: 300 Hours
  • Medium-Large Apricots
  • Prolific Producer
  • Disease Resistant

These apricots are picture-perfect. The Tropic Gold Apricot (Prunus armeniaca 'Tropic Gold') produces medium-large golden fruit that glows as it hangs from the stem. This profuse bloomer thrives in warmer regions that prevent other apricots from fruiting. If you want pristine apricots that are juicy and bright, you need a Tropic Gold Apricot tree.

The Tropic Gold Apricot explodes with abundant fruits that are yellow-orange with perfect red speckles. This tree's tasty fruit grows in dense clusters on weeping branches. Tropic Gold Apricots offer firm flesh that is juicy and sweet.

If you're familiar with other apricot trees, this one is often compared to the Blenheim or Royal varieties, with the exception of performing better in warmer locales.

While you won't be able to resist snacking on these fresh fruits, you can also enjoy them in a wide variety of ways. The sugar level of the Tropic Gold Apricot makes them excellent for preserves and canning. You can add freshness to vanilla ice cream or yogurt with some sliced apricot or enjoy your crop anytime with dehydrated apricots and fruit leather.

The Tropic Gold Apricot tree performs better than other apricot varieties in warmer regions because it doesn't require as much chill time. Its chill requirement is only 300 hours. This amazing tree fruits early from June to July and produces bushels of fruit.

When spring arrives, you'll love its petite but charming white clusters of flowers. And your local pollinators will, too.

Tropic Gold Apricot will want full sun so it can grow quickly and begin fruiting early. It also does its best with well-drained medium-moisture soil. Water your Tropic Gold Apricot regularly to establish. It will become drought tolerant once it's established in your soil.

Plant Tropic Gold Apricot alongside other fruit trees in a backyard fruit orchard. The bright orange fruit makes this a great candidate as a specimen in your front or backyard. No matter where you plant yours, make sure its fruit are easily accessible.

If you're looking for golden, sweet, and plentiful apricots, don't miss your opportunity! A Tropic Gold Apricot will provide you with enough apricots for years. Order yours today!

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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20 - 49.99 17.95
50 - 69.99 19.95
70 - 99.99 24.95
100 - 129.99 29.95
130 - 130+ Approx 25%

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Tropic Gold Apricot Is Suited to Grow in Zones 7-10
Growing Zones 7-10
More Information
Botanical Name Prunus armeniaca 'Tropic Gold'
Foliage Deciduous
Mature Height 20 feet
Mature Spread 20 feet
Soil Type Well Drained
Moisture Low
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Growth Rate Fast
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Green
Fruiting Time Early Season