Frost-hardy apricot found in the late 1980s, which, if pruned regularly, also finds space in small gardens as a slender tree. The orange-red fruits are visually convincing, the pronounced apricot aroma convinces the palate. A good choice for home gardeners and direct marketers.
Origin: chance seedling found in Müncheberg, Germany
Vigour: relatively strong, thin shoots, average branching density, slim growth possible when pruned, otherwise rather spherical canopy, good regenerative capacity after pruning
Blossom: medium late
Fruit: large to very large, 75 - 95 g, fruit shape flattened, elongated, slightly tapered, skin very slightly hairy, when fully ripe orange-red with blood-red overtone
Taste: pleasant apricot aroma
Harvest season: late July
Yield: early onset, medium high
Disease resistance: completely resistant to Plum Pox Virus (PPV) and Monilia (Monilinia laxa) even with high infection pressure
Frost resistance: -28°C. No wood frost damage known, high tolerance to frosts in late winter, good experiences have been gained from cultivation in colder regions.
|Details and Specifications|
|Pot growing plant:||yes|
|Rootstock Characteristics and Description:||St. Julien A - semi vigorous rootstock for cold areas with fluctuating spring temperatures due to inconsistent spring weather conditions. Apricot trees grown on St. Julien rootstocks tend to come into bearing after 3-4 years. They can be used to produce free-standing trees (with no staking required once established)|
|Ultimate Height:||3,5 - 4 m|