Gold Kist Apricot (Prunus armeniaca 'Gold Kist')
Gold Kist Apricot
Prunus armeniaca 'Gold Kist'
- Small golden fruits with a blush of red
- Early ripening and a heavy fruit producer with a Freestone
- Known for reliable production, especially in warmer areas
- Ideal for canning, drying, and baking
Gold Kist Apricot trees are an early bearing variety and known for reliable production, especially in warmer areas. Its botanical name is Prunus armeniaca and these are native to China, bearing a juicy and flavorful fruit ideal for canning, preserves, and eating fresh of the tree. These self-fertile trees are excellent for any backyard in Houston, so we love to plant them where they can be easily picked by anyone. Big Tex Tree Nurseries offers low chill Gold Kist trees in a variety of sizes. These are considered to be “the best backyard apricot for warm winter climates.” Come visit any of our nurseries, we have them available at fruit producing age!
Gold Kist trees love to grow where there is plenty of full sun exposure. These are small to medium trees and once established, they have low to moderate watering needs. They look great no matter where you have them planted and we love to plant them as an attractive tree that everyone will love. The small golden fruits contrast beautifully with the green foliage. We also love to plant them near windows, where the fragrant white or pink flowers in the spring can fill your home with a wonderful scent!
Homegrown apricots always taste better and you’ll feel good knowing where your fruit comes from. Taste the difference for yourself! We are the growers, so we can assure that these are the hardiest trees you’ll find anywhere bearing the juiciest fruit. Our professional planting and delivery service will get any sized order planted into your landscape and treated with specialized fertilizers that get your plants growing just right. We love to do the work!