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
A new Californian/French apricot variety
Trees of Lilly Cot have a spreading growth habit.
Very early, expected mid-November to early December.
Medium to large oval fruit, 50-55mm.
Bright orange with a nice blush.
Orange, firm flesh. Good flavour, juicy and sweet, good cracking resistance.