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St James Village Orchard

Details of the Tree at Grid Ref K3

Tree Details   
Grid Ref
Apricot Moorpark
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K3
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
"Peaches, nectarines, plums, cherries and dwarf pears were all trained up in the warmth of the walled garden".   (Robert Monsey)