FLAVOR COT® is a mid-season variety, SELF FERTILE, with an excellent quality. It is very rustic.
Season : Semi late; 12th of March in 2014 (Nîmes).
Importance of blossom : Heavy.
Fertility : SELF FERTILE. Flavor Cot® is a good pollinator for other
Productivity : Very heavy and regular.
Entrance of production : Very quick.
Harvest stage : Ground colour 7 (CTIFL).
OBTENTOR : Tom Toyama, Washington State University Research
EDITEUR : COT INTERNATIONAL
VARIETY PROTECTION : N° EU 4881. Registration date : 20/09/1999
Growth habit : Semi horizontal. Good ramification.
Vigour : Medium - good.
Fructification : Each type of branches but mostly on long one-year
branches. It needs a good pruning and thinning.
Ripening time : Mid-season.16th of June in 2014 (Nîmes).
Size : 2A. To be thinned at blossom time.
Shape : Oval.
Colour : Deep orange apricot.
Firmness : Very good; 75 Durofel. The skin is solid.
Eating quality : Excellent ; very sweet and slightly acidulous. (15°Brix).
Very aromatic (pear-flavoured).
Storage ability : Excellent with a slow evolution after harvest.
Cracking tolerance : 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.