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Rival Apricot

Rival Apricot

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Rival Apricot

Prunus armeniaca 'Rival'

Rival apricot is an early-mid-season apricot with large, attractive light orange fruit with a red blush.  The flesh is firm, fine textured and deep orange with a mild, sub-acid flavor.  The tree is vigorous and productive and hardier than Wenatachee Moorpark.  It ripens ahead of Wenatchee.


Height

15 Feet

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Spread

20 Feet

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Hardiness Zone

4-8

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Item # Description Price
1450 Rival Apricot on Standard (Peach) root, Extra Large 5/8" up caliper $26.99 Add to Cart

Prunus armeniaca 'Rival'
Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Rival blooms with other early apricots and requires cross pollination.

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A Little History about Rival Apricot

Rival was bred in Prosser, Washington by the Washington State Ag Experiment Station and USDA.  It was introduced in 1971.

Prunus armeniaca 'Rival' Characteristics & Attributes

Bloom Character
Early blooming
Pollinizer needed
Fruit Characteristics
Medium size fruit
Freestone
Growth Rate/Habit
Average vigor
Harvest Period
Early season
Mid-season
Concentrated harvest
Other Attributes
Sweet
Site Requirements
Full Sun
Winter hardy
Skill Required
Average skill
Uses
Canning or freezing
High dessert quality
Cooking or baking
Good for drying