Apricot

Trademark: VANILLA COT™

Variety: Select 98 (S)

Species: Prunus armeniaca

Origin

Breeder, Place SDR FRUIT LLC, USA
Intellectual property COT INTERNATIONAL, France
Property rights registered for EU plant variety rights and trademark

Blossom

Blooming date, -intensity medium late to late blossom period, ideal to high density
Fertility self-sterile
Pollinator BERGEVAL™ Aviclo (S), SONNENSCHEIN™ Gartenaprikose, Candide (S), Kioto (S), Jengat (S), Vertige (S), Bergeron, Frisson (S), CARMINGO™ Faralia (S)
Frost susceptibility very low susceptibility of flower buds to winter frost

Fruit

Ripening time medium, 12-15 days after 'Orangenaprikose'
Scale, shape medium large, rounded to ellipsoid, limited suture
Colour creamy ground colour, 20-50 % shiny light to medium red over colour
Fruit flesh champagne coloured, firm, juicy
Taste very aromatic, minimal acidity in the skin, well balanced sugar-acid ratio
Cracking sensitivity low tendency to rupture at the suture
Stone separability freestone
Storage good

Tree

Vigour medium strong, semi-upright, good branching, fruit-wood pendulous
Crop load from an early age ideal to high when well pollinated

Evaluation

An apricot with a unique and attractive appearance!

The cream coloured fruit shows an outstanding contrast to all other apricot varieties. This variety also has excellent flavour. A good choice for direct on farm sales that creates a very high recognition value for the customers.

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