|Scout - Out Of Stock!|
|Sorry but we are sold out for this year!|
|Botanical (latin) name:||Prunus armeniaca 'Scout"|
|Height 15 ft (5m)||Spread 15ft (4m)|
|Summer leaf color - green||Fall leaf colour - Yellow|
|Fruit size 4-5 cm (2in)||Fruit colour - Golden yellow|
|Blossom colour - light pink||Fragrance - None|
|Habit - Upright spreading||Placement - full sun|
|Why would you want this tree?||Apricot pollinator of choice, tasty fruit|
Developed by the Agriculture Canada Research Station in Morden Manitoba in 1937, Scout is a reliable producer on its own but is more productive with a cross pollinator. The fruit is a golden, juicy, freestone, that ripens in early August. The tree is disease resistant and grows to about 15 feet tall in northern Alberta. It not quite as hardy as Westcot, so it needs a more sheltered location. The fruit is 4-5 cm in length and is golden yellow in colour and excellent for jams, jellies and preserves but can be messy if the fruit drops on the driveway or sidewalk.
The Scout Apricot produces a myriad of non-fragrant pink flowers
in early May before the leaves come out. The green foliage is
nondescript and the leaves turn poplar yellow in the fall.
|Price last updated on Jul 14, 2017||Listing of Apricots|