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It is thought that apricots have been cultivated for at least 5,000 years and although origin of the apricot may still be unknown, they were probably introduced to North America some 200-300 years ago. Today, apricot cultivation has spread to all parts of the globe with climates that support it.

Although still susceptible to spring frost (as they flower early), the tree is slightly more cold-hardy than the peach, tolerating winter temperatures as cold as −30 °C (−22 °F) or lower if healthy.

Many varieties have been especially bred for the southern Ontario climate. These include Harcot, Harglow, Hargrand, Harlayne, Harogem, Harval, Veecot, Velvaglo and Vivagold.

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SEPTEMBER 15, 2022

Support from the Greenbelt Foundation helps Ontario Tender Fruit Growers strengthen the economic viability of the Niagara product

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SEPTEMBER 12, 2022

Sustainable food production at the core of Ontario’s tender fruit orchards

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JULY 11, 2022

Let Ontario’s fruit dazzle you with flavour and freshness this year!

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APRIL 27, 2022

Making local tree fruit a number one choice for Ontario consumers

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