This new RED Apricot has promising qualities. SELF FERTILE, this variety is very productive with an easy tree management. Moreover, its eating quality and colour of fruit are exceptional.
Season : semi late. 20 March 2016
Importance of blossom : important
Fertility : SELF FERTILE.
Productivity : very good
Entrance of production : quick, in 2nd leaf
Chilling hours : medium ; 500 - 600 Ch.Un.
Sharka Resistance : it has got the genetic markers for RESISTANCE.
OBTENTOR : COT INTERNATIONAL - FRANCE
EDITOR : COT INTERNATIONAL
VARIETY PROTECTION : Active application EU 2015/2615. Registration Date : 11/16/2015.
Growth habit : semi upright. Good ramification
Vigour : medium to good
Fructification : on short buds.
Season : medium. 15 - 25 June (Nîmes)
Harvest stage : when the fruit is completely luminous red ; we begin from the top of the tree
to the centre of the tree.
Size : 2A – 3A
Shape : oval - round
Ground colour : 100% red - granate
Over colour : light orange
Firmness : very good ; 78
Eating quality : excellent and sweet (15° Brix) ; very aromatic (cherry aroma)
Cracking tolerance : important ; the skin is very rustic and has good resistance to rains and wind
Storage ability : very good storage ; 1 month.
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.