Perle Cot apricot

Perle-Cot-apricot-fruit-tree

Comments

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 fantastic coloured apricot variety (USA/France)

Plant

Trees of Perle Cot have a spreading growth habit (moderate vigour). 

Maturity Season

Mid

Maturity

Harvest date early to mid season, expected early to mid-December.

Cropping

Heavy cropping

Fruit

Medium to large fruit

Fruit size

50-55mm

Fruit shape

Round

Skin

Exceptional! Bright orange with a very nice red blush on 50% of the fruit area.

Flesh

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

Pollinator Notes

Pollinators include Flavour Cot, Sweet Cot or Solar Mate.  The alleles for this variety are S7S8.  Very easy to pollinate.