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Castlebrite Apricot


Prunus armeniaca ‘Castlebrite’ or the Castlebrite Apricot is a prolific tree with golden yellow fleshed freestone fruit. The early bright orange sweet fruit when ripe has a red blush on the skin. It originated in California USA. Good for eating, canning, bottling and used for drying, and freezing.

  • Pollination Group: self-fertile so no other pollinators needed 
  • Uses: eating, bottling, canning, preserving, drying, freezing 
  • Size: normally kept to about 4m x 4m, larger unpruned
  • Harvest: early Dec.
  • Features: early fruit, reliable producer, medium chill