Apricots

CHINESE (Mormon)
Edible Pit.
Dip/F/EK
Late July

Mid-sized golden-orange fruit with good flavour, texture and quality. Called a ‘sweet pit’ apricot as its pit can be eaten and tastes like almond. Cold-hardy and productive.

Year Acquired: 2016 Fall/2017 spring

Fruit/Blossom
2016: Neither
2017: Blossom
2018:

 

GOLD COT
Dip/F/Canning/Freestone
Late July

An early and notably hardy cultivar. Goldcot is known to be productive and dependable. The flesh is drier and has a slightly tangy taste. Natural semi-dwarf growth habit.

Year Acquired: 2014 Fall

Fruit/Blossom
2016: Blossom
2017: Blossom/Fruit
2018:

 

MONTROSE
Dip Edible Pit F/Canning
Late Aug

Golden yellow fruit is quite large with sweet, very juicy, yellow flesh. First rate flavour, texture and quality. Like ‘Chinese’ it is a ‘sweet pit’ variety. Late-blooming, shows good disease resistance.

Year Acquired: 2017 Spring

Fruit/Blossom
2017: Neither
2018:

 

MOORPARK
Dip/F/Canning
Aug.

Produces large, sweet and juicy fruit–excellent fresh off the tree.

Year Acquired: 2016 Fall

Fruit/Blossom
2016: Neither
2017: Blossom
2018:

 

VEECOT
Dip/F/Canning
Early Aug

Matures about one week after Goldcot. The skin is an intense dark orange colour when ripe. The flesh is juicy and smooth-textured.

Year Acquired: 2015 Spring

Fruit/Blossom
2016: Neither
2017: Blossom
2018:

 

VELVAGLO
Dip/F/Canning
Early Aug

High quality fruit with juicy, flavourful flesh.

Year Acquired: 2016 Spring

Fruit/Blossom
2016: Neither
2017: Blossom
2018:

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