Dovyalis abyssinica is not an apricot but rather a tropical fruit tree native to Africa. The common name comes from the fruit which resembles an apricot or small tomato. It is also known as the Ceylon Gooseberry
This tropical beauty can be grown as a shrub or a tree up to 20 feet in height depending on your preference.
The fruit has a velvety skin and is used in fruit drinks as well as preserves. Take advantage of this opportunity to grow this fast growing fruit tree that will provide an abundance of fruit in a nice warm location in the temperate to tropical garden.