Cultivation Of Apricot Fruit – How To Grow Apricots At Home

Cultivation of Apricot  fruit

Apricot fruit is very popular among people because of its sweet fragrance and juiciness.

Homeland of apricots

Western China while some of its species belong to Russia and Siberia.  Ravi ranks first among apricot-producing countries in the world.  Apart from that, this fruit is produced in America, China, France, Hungary, Turkey, and Italy in abundance.  Apricot has its own nutritional and medicinal properties.  Apricot fresh fruit has been popular among people since ancient times, while its fruit is dried and preserved by canning sun-drying and in winter people also eat it as dry fruit with great enthusiasm.


Apricot plants can be successfully cultivated on well-ventilated and well-drained mirazman.  Even in light marshland or sandy soil, this fruit gives encouraging results because the roots of apricots have a special resistance against new tod.

Recommended varieties


Apricot cultivars Trait Castle Bright, 13-NJA, Perpot, Gold Cast, NTA-B Shukarpara, Charmagzi, and Sefid have proved to be very successful for semi-hilly areas of Punjab.

Planting season

The seeds for the nursery are usually sown in November-December while with proper care the plants in the nursery are ready for transplanting by June-July.  Weak plants are grafted till next December.  Ready plants can be planted in the garden from January to mid-February.

Climate Apricot flowers are quite hardy against frost and cold as they bloom till the end of January

Therefore, there is a risk of death of flowers due to severe frost, but in Son valley and adjacent hilly districts, it is severe.

The chances of frostbite are very low.  Therefore, there is no danger of flowers dying.

 The scarred bull

The rows of plants should be facing north and the distance between every two rows should be 20 feet and plants should be planted at a distance of 15 to 15 feet.  Bills etc. Can be easily moved between the outer boundaries of the plants and gardens.

First of all, while digging one-meter deep and one-meter diameter pits by marking the plants, the top one-third of the soil should be kept separately.  Keep the pits open for about 3 weeks.

Take one part fertile topsoil and one part well-rotted manure and mix well and fill the pits ten inches higher than the surrounding soil.  Remove unused soil from the pits up to 2 feet outside the mouth of the pit.

Fill this period with water. When this water is finished, fill it with water again.  The soil placed in the pit will remain one and a half to two inches higher than the surrounding soil.

The used soil should be removed from the fields during the period designed to give open water to the pits.  Plant the plant by digging a small pit according to the needs of the plant roots or gachi so that the plant is definitely outside.

Branch pruning

An open vase system is preferred for training in certain varieties of apricots like Arzo and Apples.  Apricot young fruiting plants require less pruning than peaches but more than apples.

Apricot fruits usually appear on the tips of one-year-old spurs. After 3-4 years of flowering, they begin to dry up.  Therefore, such branches are separated from the plant by pruning.  In this way, the process of producing new shoots and branches in the plant is promoted and the productivity of young plants is not affected.

In some countries, the tops of the plants are cut mechanically and the girth of the plant is also controlled.

There is also a substantial increase in production.



Small plants should be watered at intervals of 7 to 10 days and large i.e. fertile plants at intervals of 10 to 15 days.  Stop watering the plants during the period from flowering to fruiting.  Remember that the water does not touch the stems of the plants.


As far as agricultural factors are concerned for apricot, it needs less nitrogen fertilizer.  Apart from apricots

It is not necessary to eat potassium for full production.  If the soil is high in sodium and chloride, apricots

The leaves are scorched and the yield is also reduced if nitrogen fertilizer is added in excess quantity, the quality of the fruit is like a tree.

Is affected.  The pulp matures late and does not fetch a good price in the market.  Besides, there is no uniformity in the ripening of the pulp.

Determine the number of fertilizers according to the statement given on number 16 without delay.  Protection from Diseases and Pests The most damaging fruit fly attack can be controlled with two recommended poisons.


When the color of the apricot turns from green to yellow, the apricot becomes bearable.  After ripening, apricots are usually packed in crates or cardboard boxes.  After ripening, the fruit is usually ready to eat within a few days.  Khu Bani is a delicate fruit and cannot be kept for long after ripening.

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