Apricots are a stone fruit such as peaches, plums, and cherries. These warm weather fruits are small with a soft velour-like skin, crisp texture, and attractive golden color speckled with salmonberry red. Spring Gold apricots have a pleasantly firm-crunchy texture that softens as they ripen. They are sweet, lightly tart, and flavorful with a peach-like aftertaste.
Uses: Apricots are excellent no matter how you prepare them. They are great eaten raw on their own or as a topping, made into jams, or dried.