St James Village Orchard

Details of the Tree at Grid Ref K3

Tree Details   
Grid Ref
Apricot Moorpark
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Tree Type Apricot
Variety Moorpark
Rootstock St Julien A
Date Planted 18 March 2010
Tree Description Pale yellow with orange blush. Deep reddish-orange flesh, very juicy. Crops well, excellent flavour. Makes a good bushy tree. Best in Early August.
Comments Suggested by RP & CS. The apricot was the first tree in the Orchard to produce a crop large enough to harvest. CS made six small tarts with the fruit, they had a beautiful flavour.

See photos of the tarts in the Fruit & Food section of the Photos.
Orchard Map
The moon on the wane, gather fruit for to last, but winter fruit gather when Michael is past   (Tusser, Five Hundred Points of Good Husbandry 1573)