The beautiful orange colored fruits with a velvety surface are the first signs of summer. The ripe and golden fruit bursts with luscious flavor perfect on any warm summer afternoon. Apricots are dried and canned year round and are often used as an addition to salads and homemade trail mix. There are several Apricot varieties to choose from, but only a small number are recommended as excellent and reliable for our area. We’ve taken the guesswork out and only carry the best varieties for our area.

The best varieties for the Southwest are:

Gold Kist, Katy and Royal (Blenheim)


A great landscape tree!

Full sun

Easy to grow