Plants: Prunus armeniaca 'Luizet' - apricot

Posted by 12.11. 2014 10:18:01 (9423 readers)

Luizet apricot is one f the most suitable ones from our climate because it blooms late which helps it avoid late spring frost. On the other hand it is an early variety with fruit maturing in mid-summer.

Fruit is rounded to oval, deep orange with irregular red flushes, very aromatic. Taste is sweet. It has 9% sugar content and 13.5% acid content.

The tree has strong vigour. It is frost and drought resistant. It needs a sunny and warm place sheltered from strong winds, and good, humus-rich soil. Hardy to about -25°C.

Size/type: medium-sized tree
Usual height: 3-4m
Usual width: 2-3m
Leaves: deciduous broadleaf
Flowers: showy
Blooming time: april
Location: full sun
Usda zone (lowest): 6 (down to -23°c)
Belongs to categories: fruit trees

Prunus armeniaca 'Luizet' - apricot

Prunus armeniaca 'Luizet' - apricot

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155 00 Praha Stodůlky, Za Mototechnou 2673/-11, Czech Republic
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