The Copeland Family discovered an apricot seedling at the Anacortes ferry landing and named it ‘Puget Gold’ after it proved reliable in the inclement weather of Washington. Large elongated fruit with orange skin and orange flesh with very good flavor. Sets and sizes fruit in cool, frosty, spring weather where other varieties fail. August ripening. Requires 700 hrs winter chill.
USDA Zone: 5,6,7,8,9
Rootstock: Citation (semidwarf)
Size: 5/8 to 3/4 inch caliper (width around trunk)
Height: 6 ft.(trimmed to 5'when shipped)
Shape: Feathered (prominent side branching)
Ripening Time: August
Conventionally Grown Trees are shipped bareroot during their winter dormancy from January through mid-April depending on USDA zone.