Ilona™ Apricot tree, also known as NJA151, is introduced by Rutgers University fruit breeding program in 2015. It has large sized fruit, is outstanding in quality, and has great flavor. The tree is moderately productive and vigorous. It shows tolerance to the cold (-20F). The fruit develops red blush on top of bright orange ground color. The flesh is firm and juicy. You can harvest in late June or beginning of July.
Ilona™ Apricot Tree
Ilona™ apricot tree (a.k.a.a NJA151) introduced in 2015 by Rutgers University fruit breeding program. It is attractive with outstanding quality and flavor. The fruit develops red blush on top of bright orange ground color. The fruit flesh is firm and juicy. It shows tolerance to the cold (-20F).
General Tree Height/Caliper: Most of our fruit trees (apple, peach, apricot, plum, pear, nectarine, quince, and cherry) are grafted/budded and are 4-6' tall with a caliper/diameter of about 1/4-3/4". Most have more than 5' height and 1/2" diameter. The other trees are seedlings, such as pawpaw, mulberry, persimmon, shade, berry, and flowering trees which range from 18-36" tall.
A rootstock primarily controls a tree's size and how early it bears fruit. Learn more about our specific rootstocks.