The Tilton apricot is a popular variety because it is great for freezing, drying, and canning. Tilton apricots are a unique looking apricot and are one of the most flavorful of all apricots. Their appearance is noted by having a slightly flatter shape with a "suture" line that goes halfway around the fruit. This longtime favorite is tender and juicy with a sweet-tart flavor. It has medium sized fruit that is heart shaped. It has has a light orange skin with firm golden colored flesh.
Apricots are classified as 'Freestone' (the fruitsreceeds slightly from the seed allowing easy removal) or 'Clingstone' (the seeds are firmly attached to the fruit). Goldrich is a "Freestone" with mid-sized fruit that has a bright orange color. Skin color is a waxy orange-yellow. Matures in late July.