Apricot

Variety:  Flopria (S)

Species: Prunus armeniaca

Origin

Breeder, Place PSB Producción Vegetal S.L., Spain
Intellectual property PSB Producción Vegetal S.L., Spain
Crossing number A35-109
Property rights registered for EU plant variety rights

Blossom

Blooming date, -intensity very early to early blossom period, high to very high density
Fertility self-fertile

Fruit

Ripening time early, in the ripening time of 'Orangenaprikose'
Scale, shape medium large, rounded to globose, limited suture
Colour intense orange ground colour, 30-50 % shiny light red over colour
Fruit flesh orange, medium firm and very finely textured, very juicy, exceptional velutinous fruit-skin
Taste sweet aromatic with balanced acidity in the skin
Cracking sensitivity very low
Stone separability freestone
Storage good

Tree

Vigour medium strong, semi-upright to spreading, very even branching, healthy and dark green foliage
Crop load from early age regular heavy yields, regular spread of fruit, a timely flower thinning of this high productive variety is absolutely necessary (according to breeder)

Evaluation

Flopria (S) is an early ripening, self-fertile apricot with an attractive appearance and high resistance to cracking. The fruits achieve good size and flavour only after thorough fruit thinning.

A minimum order of 25 trees per fruit grower is required.

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