Late season russian apricot variety. Valuable for excellent taste and good market characteristics, good shelf-life and transportability, very high frost resistance and increased resistance to fungal diseases. Due to the low cultivation demands and adaptability, it is particularly suitable for gardeners and for planting in the marginal areas of apricot cultivation.
Origin: Botanical Orchard of the Russian Academy of Sciences in Moscow, breeder Larisa Andreyevna Kramarenko, released in 2004
Vigour: moderate, the tree grows healthy, tree height up to 3 m, crown wide, moderately dense
Blossom: partialy self-fertile, blooming flowers are resistant to mild frost
Fruit: weight 35 to 45 g, oval, flattened on the sides. Thanks to the firm peel, the fruits retain their high market value and good shelf-life after transport.
Fruit color: lemon yellow covered by carmine red face on the sunny side
Pulp: bright orange, juicy, fine, medium firm, freestone
Taste: excellent dessert taste, highly valued, sweet, pleasantly aromatic
Harvest season: from mid-August, fruits ripen evenly, stick firmly on the branches
Yeald: high, regular, on average 20 - 25 kg / tree, start of produce fruit in the 4th year after planting
Disease and frost resistance: excellent
Usage: due to its adaptability, the variety is particularly suitable for gardeners and for areas where other apricot varieties cannot be grown due to the spring frosts. Suitable for organic or no-spray culture.
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