A new early variety with incredible qualities: large size, a very attractive red – pink colour, good firmness and good eating quality for the season. First fruiting in young trees is quick once spurs develop with good regular production after 4 years. Fruit will hold on the tree and also have a good storage life.
Commercial or trial status
A new Californian/French apricot variety
Trees of Magic Cot have an upright growth habit with strong branches (moderate vigour).
Very early, expected mid-November to early December
Medium to large round/semi-elongated fruit, 55-60mm.
Exceptional! Bright orange with a wonderful red-pink blush.
Orange, firm flesh. Good cracking resistance.
Good flavour, juicy and sweet.
Pollinators include Tom Cot, Wonder Cot and Lilly Cot. The alleles for Magic Cot are S6S7.