This new apricot variety N° 2010-04 is very early, 10 -12 days before Wonder Cot (in Murcia area) and very productive. Fruit has got a very attractive colour red / orange, a high firmness and good cracking resistance.
Season : Early; 25th of February in 2014 (Murcia).
Importance of blossom : Important.
Fertility : Sterile ; to pollinate with WONDER COT, Hybrid 1 or Hybrid 2.
Productivity : Very good.
Entrance of production : Very quick, in 2nd leaf.
Harvest stage : Ground Colour 6-7 (CTIFL).
OBTENTOR : COT INTERNATIONAL - FRANCE
EDITOR : COT INTERNATIONAL
VARIETY PROTECTION : Active application N° 2014 / 0888
deposited the 31/03/2014.
Growth habit : Spreading habit. Very good ramification.
Vigour : Good.
Fructification : Every type of branches.
Season : Very early; 10 - 12 days before Wonder Cot ; End of April in Murcia.
Size : 2A - 3A.
Shape : Oval.
Ground Colour : Dark orange.
Over Colour : 40%, bright red.
Firmness : Very good; 72 Durofel.
Eating quality : Good for the season ; 12° Brix ; texture melting and juicy.
Cracking tolerance : Very important; the skin is very rustic and has good resistance to rains and wind.
Storage ability : Very good.
Reminder : the numbers (firmness, sugar, size, date, etc..) are indicative ; they strongly depend on the harvest date, the yield and the climatic conditions of the year.
Patented variety. Propagation and distribution forbidden without Cot International permission.