Now is the time to prune your apricot trees ..

The only fruit trees which require a defined pruning period are apricots which should be pruned veP1010004ry early in the dormant season as soon as the leaves start to turn yellow.  Apricots can pick up a fungal disease very easily. Try to read the weather to have three or four fine (preferably windy) days so the cuts will have time to dry out.