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I'm planning to plant an apricot against the south-east facing fence of our new veg plot, and fan-train it. What area of undisturbed soil around it will it need - i.e. how close up to it can I plant my veg? Would it be better to take the bottom out
I'm thinking of growing an Apricot up here in the North west. I have a fairly well sheltered yet open spot but I'm concerned about pests. If anyone has experience in growing them I would appreciate any advice.
. Apricot trees (Prunus ameniaca) grow particularly well there because of the south-western aspect and because, before the invention of the gutter, they got lots of rain - apricots need lots of water to prevent the fruit from splitting.I mention this because
's the degree of frost that does the damage, and I know of a modern apricot (either Flavourcot or Tomcot -not sure which) growing on a south-east wall which has fruited well for the past four years. I'm planning to grow a Flavourcot against a south-east facing
are dropping. Does this mean that the mint roots are interfering with the tree roots????? I have an apricot tree 'Moorpark' which has fruit on it, but they are very small, about the size of an olive. How can I get them to grow bigger next year?
would be greatly appreciated). The best fruit to grow is the fruit you like to eat. And then it's good to grow a variety that you like that you can't buy easily in the shops, or that is expensive in the shops. I want to grow an apricot tree because
- Compassion will grow as high as you want and has wonderful huge scented flowers in pinky/apricot and then look at rose companies online to choose another. Or choose a clematis that is evergreen.
of the fennel adds texture and movement. Weaving through the tumbling sedums are delicate apricot diascias, which bring spots of colour among the foliage. March - April June - August30 minutesVerbascum plants x3, e.g. 'Helen Johnson' Bronze fennels x3Sedum
It was definitely NOT the best year to choose to grow large numbers of sweet potatoes, but yes, it was the year that I did so! I adore that ridiculously toffee-like taste and texture of roasted sweet potatoes. Perfection, an apricot
with general planting and seed sowing etc. Or would i be better to plant blackberries and other soft fruit? Perfect spot for fan trained apricots and figs. You could grow other soft fruit (black currants, gooseberries and strawberries, in front of them so