Autumn Glo Apricot Tree (Prunus armeniaca ‘Autumn Glo’)

Autumn Glo Apricot Tree

  • Late Season
  • 500 Chill Hours
  • Yellow-Fleshed Freestone
  • Firm Apricots
  • Good Flavor
  • Great for Storing, Canning, Baking
  • Vigorous and Productive
  • Pink Blooms in Spring
  • Self-Pollinating

Get a consistent fruiting resource that produces great-tasting fruit that stores well and ripens late in the season. Autumn Glo Apricot tree (Prunus armeniaca ‘Autumn Glo’) produces fruit that can be enjoyed fresh, or in baked goods. The firm flesh makes it an excellent canning variety.

This flavorful fruit does well in taste tests. It has good color and sweet yellow flesh. Autumn Glo Apricots make wonderful preserves and late season pies.

These vigorous trees produce a convenient harvest that ripens together. Enjoy your very late season harvest and prep to enjoy them in winter.

This is a wonderful variety for home growers to add, especially if you sell excess fruit at farmer’s markets. The firm flesh and good taste ship and store well. It’s nice to extend your fresh eating season so late!

Autumn Glo is a “kid-friendly” variety. The fruit is firm and won’t bruise, even with a vigorous helper picking the ripe fruit. Kids like the good flavor, medium texture and nearly fuzz-less skin.

People in many parts of the country are seeking out ways to increase their food security for themselves and their families. What better way than to add a self-pollinating Autumn Glo Apricot tree to your landscape?

You’ll relish your reliable harvest each year. Order the productive Autumn Glo Apricot tree from the expert growers at Nature Hills this season.

How to Use Autumn Glo Apricot Tree in the Landscape

You’ll be charmed each spring with its pink blooms. WIth a semi-spreading growth habit, why not consider this a special accent tree? Place it behind your patio seating in a mulched bed and enjoy the flowers and developing fruit.

Kids love learning where their food comes from. And people across the country are adding fruiting trees as edible landscaping.

Call it your “Victory Garden” and join in on this fun garden design trend!

Or, use this in a hedgerow or backyard orchard with early and mid-season Apricot varieties. Plan for successive harvests to enjoy fresh fruit for several months.

Branch out and include a white Peach and a donut Peach tree. You’ll love the variety, and so will your family and friends.

Even though this semi-dwarf tree stays medium-sized, all fruiting trees can be kept much smaller with an annual summer prune. Control the height and spread to your preferred dimension for easy harvest.

Be sure to watch our Backyard Orchard blogs and YouTube videos. Learn how to create 3-in-1 or 4-in-1 high density plantings. Save space, and get a longer window of harvest.

Tips for Care

Give your Apricot trees at least 6 hours of direct sunlight a day. They thrive in full sun locations, especially if you can choose a spot that receives the drying power of the morning sun.

Well-drained soil is a must. Improve your drainage by creating a mounded heap of soil 3 feet wide to a depth of 12 to 18 inches above your soil line. You can also plant in a raised bed.

Give a thick layer of mulch over the root system. Apply at least 3 to 4 inches of mulch, and spread it out 3 feet from the outside of the canopy.

Prune to sculpt your tree into a goblet-shape with wide-spreading lateral branches. 45 degree angles are strong and can support the weight of your yearly harvest.

If you want to keep your tree smaller, plan to conduct an annual summer prune. Tip prune the new growth for size control.

Autumn Glo Apricot Tree (Prunus armeniaca ‘Autumn Glo’) Details

Common name Autumn Glo Apricot Tree
Botanical name Prunus armeniaca 'Autumn Glo'
Hardiness zone 7-9
Growth rate Medium
Height 12 - 15 ft.
Width 12 - 15 ft.
Sunlight Full Sun
Moisture Medium
Soil condition Well-Drained
Pollinator-friendly Yes
Flower color Pink
Leaf color Deciduous