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A White Cloud of ‘Aprisali’ Apricot Blossom 24th March 2019

Well not quite true as Aprisali is in fact an Apricot Plum cross. Quite a new self fertile variety that is hardy and thus suitable for colder regions. The skin colour is almost jet black, with a red juicey sweet … Continue reading

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Apricot Plum cross (Biricoccolo) Bolognese harvested 30 July 2018

Apricot Plum cross (Biricoccolo) Bolognese harvested 30 July 2018 The fruit is medium sized, regularly shaped, round or nearly round. The peel is pubescent, thin, delicate and ripe fruit cracks with ease. The flavor is sweet, with notes of apricot … Continue reading

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Plum ‘Biricoccolo Gigante di Budrio’ harvested today 19th Aug 2018

Apricot x Plum ‘Biricoccolo Gigante di Budrio’ harvested today 19th Aug 2018 Not exactly the largest of apricot x plums, the botanical Name is Prunus dasycarpa. It is very sweet and juicy with a high disease resistance. It is always … Continue reading

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Cot-N-Candy – Apricot/Plum cross harvesting now end July 2018

Cot-N-Candy – Apricot/Plum cross harvesting now end July 2018. Despite this variety being listed as being ripe in early September in the the UK, we are now harvesting some today 28th July 2018. It is listed as being ripe in … Continue reading

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Apricot – Ninfa – July 2018

Apricot – Ninfa – July 2018 PLANT Blossoming time: medium-early Ripening time: -24 days San Castrese Vigor: medium Productivity: high Self-fertility: total FRUIT Shape: round Pit: freestone Color: yellow ground Size: medium Remarks: early cultivar with high and constant productivity. … Continue reading

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Possible Outdoor Apricots and Peaches fruiting 2017

I have been asked many times which are the best fruiting varieties of Apricots and Peaches for the UK climate. Well this year is the first year I have started logging fruit set, with the prediction of a harvest. Our … Continue reading

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Apricot ‘Goldrich’ harvested today 19th Aug 2015

Apricot ‘Goldrich’ is almost regarded as a standard variety in apricots. But it has not preformed well this year. The fruit that is being carried are of of exceptional flavour, with the skin being yellow with fine red spots.

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Apricot ‘Kioto’ partially harvested as massive crop 17th Aug

Apricot ‘Kioto’ partially harvested as massive crops, some are not as ripe as others. Which is ideal, as the dropping is so heavy. I think maybe next year I should thin them out, as the fruit is small/medium sized, but … Continue reading

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Apricot ‘Bergarouge’ harvested 17th Aug 2015

I do not think this apricot is very pretty to look at, but as soon as you bite into it and taste the flesh and see the brilliant orange colour. Its out of this world, being relatively large you get … Continue reading

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Ripe Apricots ‘OrangeRed’ and ‘SweetRed’

Ripe Apricots ‘OrangeRed’ and ‘SweetRed’. There were not many on these trees, as they are relatively young. The ‘SweetRed’ size was very large 60mm diameter, and had quite an acid taste. Not unpleasant but with an underlying sweetness. On the … Continue reading

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