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Photo: Apricot Trees Central Otago

Beautiful apricot trees loaded with apricots encompass the walkway through this orchard in Central Otago on the South Island of New Zealand.

Walking through this orchard near Roxburgh in Central Otago in New Zealand makes you feel like you are in a secret garden as the ripe apricot trees hang above your head. The weather in the Roxburgh area is ideal for apricot trees as the hot summers and cold winters produce first rate apricots.

The economic survival of Roxburgh in Central Otago is the fruit trees and the livestock. Roxburgh is one of the main regions in New Zealand for apples, apricots and cherries all which are reaped on an annual basis.

Not long after the European people settled in the country, the apricot has been grown in Central Otago, New Zealand. Central Otago is where a majority of apricot trees are grown and there are about 6.6 thousand tons of fruit harvested every year.

The trees flourish with white to pinkish blooms before the fruit appears. When the apricot trees flower or when the brilliant orange colored fruit is ripe for the picking, the orchard is a beautiful place for an afternoon stroll. ... continue below the picture...



Apricot Trees Central Otago

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Apricot Trees Central Otago
Photo of an orchard with apricot trees ready to be picked near Roxburgh, Central Otago in New Zealand.

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Apricot Trees in an orchard near Roxburgh, Central Otago, South Island, New Zealand.

Technical Information:
I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/6.3, exposure time of 1/200 sec. on ISO 100, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 210mm.

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Apricot Trees Central Otago
Beautiful apricot trees loaded with apricots encompass the walkway through this orchard in Central Otago on the South Island of New Zealand.
Scientific Name
Prunus armeniaca
Photographer
Rolf Hicker
Stock Photo ID
nzk3s14141 - Apricot Trees Central Otago

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