The semi-sweet Castlebrite apricot is a reliable, early bearing variety that produces bright orange fruit with a slight red blush. The medium-sized, firm fruit offers acceptable flavor, although very tart, unless fully ripe.
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Bright orange with slight red blush. Early-ripening, firm, tart-sweet flavor.
- Estimated Chilling Requirement
500 hours below 45°F
- Harvest Season within fruit type
- Harvest Dates
May 20 to June 5(approximate for Fresno, CA area)
Fruit & Nut Maturity Chart 2018 (full chart)