Latin name: Prunus armeniaca
Location: Plot on Platform 1
What it looks like: Apricot is a small deciduous tree with green heart-shaped leaves. The fruit is a light orange colour.
The age and origin of Apricot plants are unknown and have only been grown in England relatively recently.
How to eat it: The fruit can be picked and eaten raw, cooked or dried.
More information: Apricot plants are the least hardy of any of the fruit trees which can be grown in England.