Does an Apricot Tree Have Fragrance?

Several apricot tree (Prunus armeniaca) cultivars have fragrant flowers. Dwarf cultivar 'Homedale' Stark Sweetheart and dwarf- or standard-sized 'Wilson Delicious' have pleasantly scented, white early spring blooms. Japanese apricot (Prunus mume) blooms with spicily fragrant pink flowers as early as February.

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A freelance writer, Judy Wolfe has owned Prose for the Pros, a freelance writing business, since 2006. She's been an inveterate traveler since 1961 and draws on her travel experiences to provide articles for such websites as Chincoteague Island Vacations and Berlin Dude. Wolfe holds a Bachelor of Arts in literature from California State University at Pomona.