Apache apricot

Apache-apricot-fruit-tree

Comments

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.

Commercial or trial status

Commercial

Origin

A USDA bred apricot variety

Brix

17° Brix

Maturity Season

Early

Maturity

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

Cropping

High

Fruit

55-60mm fruit size and oval apricot shape

Skin

Clean thin skin, yellow-orange with <10% light red blush.

Flesh

Light orange, smooth texture, high juice.

Flavour

Good flavour and quality

Royalty

Administration Fee only, no royalty