Apricot

Trademark: PINKCOT™

Variety: Cotpy (S)

Species: Prunus armeniaca

Origin

Breeder, Place Pépinières Escande, Saint-Vite, France
Intellectual property Benoit Escande, Edition, France
Type, Selection clone INFEL 3831
Property rights registered for EU plant variety rights and trademark

Blossom

Blooming date, -intensity early to medium early blossom period, ideal density
Fertility self-sterile
Pollinator CARMINGO™ Pricia (S), TSUNAMI™ EA 5016 (S), SPRING BLUSH™ EA 3126TH (S), PINK MARRY™, CARMINGO™ Priabel (S), CARMINGO™ Mediabel (S), Flopria (S), Orangenaprikose, Robada (S), Goldrich, Iziagat (S), Lotte (S), Harogem, ORANGE SUMMER™ Zaitorde (S)
Frost susceptibility medium

Fruit

Ripening time early, 6-10 days before 'Orangenaprikose'
Scale, shape medium to large, rounded, limited suture
Colour orange ground colour, 30-60 % light red over colour
Fruit flesh orange, firm and juicy
Taste mild taste with balanced acidity, if picked prematurely less aromatic, if allowed to ripen on the tree the fruits are well flavoured
Cracking sensitivity medium strong when underripe, as the fruit ripens lower
Stone separability freestone
Storage good

Tree

Vigour medium strong, spreading, even branching
Crop load from an early age medium to ideal

Evaluation

Medium early ripening variety with good internal and external fruit-qualities.

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