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Manchurian Apricot vs Norkent Apple

Prunus armeniaca var. mandshurica

Malus sp. Norkent

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Manchurian Apricot
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Manchurian Apricot is a winter-hardy relative of the native plum. This tree can stand some drought, but will not handle standing water or saturated moist soils. It can be used in shelterbelts, hedges, or as an ornamental. Manchurian Apricot will also attract songbirds, rabbits, and other rodents if left uncontrolled.

This tree will produce fruit once it reaches maturity at between two and five years old. Other famous cultivars of Manchurian Apricot include Scout Apricot, Moongold, and many more.

Norkent Apple produces fruit that is desirable for fresh eating. The apples most closely resemble Golden Delicious in appearance and taste. Our stock is grafted onto V3 or Siberian Crab rootstock for better planting. If you want a great prairie hardy apple for eating, cooking, juicing or making cider, this is the variety for you.

Although the height of this tree is listed as 20ft, it can grow to just 6ft on dwarfing rootstock like V3.

MANCHURIAN APRICOT QUICK FACTS

NORKENT APPLE QUICK FACTS

Zone: 3a
Zone: 2b
Height: 5 m (15 ft)
Height: 6 m (20 ft)
Spread: 5 m (18 ft)
Spread: 6 m (20 ft)
Moisture: normal
Moisture: normal
Light: full sun
Light: full sun
Fall colour: orange to yellow
Flowers: early bloom ranging from white to light pink
Flowers: ranging from white to pink
Bark: reddish to cinnamon brown
Growth rate: medium
Growth rate: fast
Life span: medium
Life span: long
Maintenance: medium
Maintenance: medium
Suckering: medium
Suckering: low
Pollution tolerance: high
Pollution tolerance: high





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Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: no
Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: no