This apricot is very original. Bicolour with a red-pink blush on a cream ground colour. Its quality is excellent and very appreciated by the Tasting Club organized by COT International.
Season : semi late ; 25th of March in 2016 (Nîmes - France)
Importance of blossom : very important
Fertility : SELF STERILE. To pollinate with FLAVOR COT®, PERLE COT cov or LADY COT cov.
Productivity : very good if well pollinated
Entrance of production : medium to quick (3rd leaf)
Harvest stage : ground colour 4-5.
OBTENTOR : SDR FRUIT LLC - USA
EDITOR : COT INTERNATIONAL
VARIETY PROTECTION : EU 29634. Registration date : 18/04/2011.
Growth habit : spreading habit. Good ramification
Vigour : good
Fructification : on each type of branches.
Season : mid-season ; 27th of June in 2016 (Nîmes - France)
Size : 2A - 3A - A
Shape : oval - round
Colour : bicolour with a red - pink blush on 20 to 50% of the fruit on a cream ground colour ; white flesh
Firmness : good for this type of apricot ; 68 Durofel
Eating quality : excellent and well balanced. The flesh is juicy and very sweet (16-18° Brix) with a skin slightly acidulous.
Cracking tolerance : seems good
Storage ability : medium to 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.