Lilly Cot apricot

Lilly-Cot-apricot-fruit-tree

Comments

An early Tom Cot type apricot variety. A new variety which is interesting for its earliness, good flavour and heavy cropping. First fruiting in 2nd leaf trees is very quick with good regular production after 4 years.  Fruit have a very good storage life.

Commercial or trial status

Commercial

Origin

A new Californian/French apricot variety

Plant

Trees of Lilly Cot have a spreading growth habit. 

Maturity Season

Early

Maturity

Very early, expected mid-November to early December.

Cropping

Heavy cropping

Fruit

Medium to large oval fruit, 50-55mm.

Skin

Bright orange with a nice blush.

Flesh

Orange, firm flesh. Good flavour, juicy and sweet, good cracking resistance.

Flavour

Good flavour

Pollinator Notes

The alleles for Lilly Cot are S8S10.