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HW 460 Apricot on Myrobalan (Spring 2023)


HW460 is a main-season apricot that ripens in July.

HW 460 is a fabulous apricot that has proven to be very cold hardy. Ripening 10 days before Harogem, this is one of the most consistent croppers at Red Jacket Orchards in Geneva, NY, where it has been under propagation for 35 years and is prized for its excellent flavor.

It is a good companion pollinator for any of the Harrow apricots, Hargrand, Harlayne, Harcot, Harogem, Harostar, Harglo

HW460 is an unnamed variety bred at the Harrow and Vineland Research Station, Ontario, Canada.

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HW 460 is a fabulous apricot that has proven to be very cold hardy. Ripening 10 days before Harogem, this is one of the most consistent croppers at Red Jacket Orchards in Geneva, NY, where it has been under propagation for 35 years and is prized for its excellent flavor.

It is a good companion pollinator for any of the Harrow apricots, Hargrand, Harlayne, Harcot, Harogem, Harostar, Harglo

HW460 is an unnamed variety bred at the Harrow and Vineland Research Station, Ontario, Canada.


The Fruit

Fruit Type

Category: Apricot
Subcategory: Cold-Hardy

Fruit Uses & Storage

Uses: fresh eating, jam, baking, canning, freezing
Storage duration: less than one month (approximate, depending on storage conditions)

Fruit Appearance

Skin color: orange
Flesh color: orange

Fruit Origins

Parentage:
Origin: AAFC-Harrow, Ontario
Introduced in: 1980's
Introduced by:

The Environment

Calendar & Geography

USDA zones: 4 - 8
Chill hours: Not yet determined
Ripening date: Jul 20 (approximate, in New York State) + 0 days after Harcot

Tree Height & Spacing

Rootstock: Myrobalan Rootstock
Rootstock size class: Standard (100% Size)
Tree spacing: See details
Good for wildlife planting? N

Diseases & Pests

HW 460 Apricot on Myrobalan does not have any diseases or pests associated with it at this time.

Pollination

Pollination Factors

Bloom group:
Is it self-fertile? Y
Is it fertile? Y
Ploidy: Diploid
Rootstock size class: Standard (100% Size)

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Apricots are not part of our search tool given various complexities. Please see our Pollenizer Search to run other queries and read how the application uses various factors. Also read more about fruit tree pollination.






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