Japanese apricot


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Japanese apricot

n.
1. A tree (Prunus mume) of the rose family, native to Central Asia and widely cultivated for its fragrant pink or white flowers and yellowish-red fleshy fruit.
2. The tart fruit of this plant, often dried, pickled, or used to make wine.
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Noun1.Japanese apricot - Japanese ornamental tree with fragrant white or pink blossoms and small yellow fruitsJapanese apricot - Japanese ornamental tree with fragrant white or pink blossoms and small yellow fruits
apricot, apricot tree - Asian tree having clusters of usually white blossoms and edible fruit resembling the peach
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One of the first fruit blossoms to grace our gardens is the Japanese apricot, also known as plum blossom.
PRUNUS MUME 'BENI-CHIDORI' One of the first fruit blossoms to grace our gardens is the Japanese apricot, also known as plum blossom.
The leatherleaf mahonia is about a month from flowering, as is the Japanese apricot, but a hybrid mahonia at Green Spring, remarkable for its size (15 feet by 8 feet) and named Winter Sun, is on the edge of full bloom.
Prunus mume Beni-chidori is the Japanese apricot and it's a delightful early performer with deep pink almond-scented flowers on bare stems.
Iwata, "Influence of cultivars and harvest maturity on the chilling sensitivity and on the effect of cold-shock treatment for preventing the chilling injury in Mume (Japanese apricot Prunus mume Sieb.
PRUNUS MUME BENICHIDORI Japanese apricot If your heart's desire is a spring blossom, there are a number of cherries that fit the bill.

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