Fruit tree variety from ANFIC
Commercial or trial status
Administration Fee only, no royalty
A USDA bred apricot variety
28 November (2nd pick 4/12/08) in Bathurst, NSW (harvests 1 week before the earliest commercial apricot in California, USA).Blossom time: Early season
55-60mm fruit size and oval apricot shape
Clean thin skin, yellow-orange with <10% light red blush.
Light orange, smooth texture, high juice.
Good flavour and quality
Less than 10% cracking after 100mm rainfall. Other varieties flowering at the same time in Bathurst include Castlebrite, Solar Nugget, Solar Fire, Solar Mate, Solar Flair, Solar Sweet, Solar Glow, Earlisun and Patterson.