Apricot cordon "Gold Cott"

Photo: Nina Pope 14.07.12

Photo: Nina Pope 15.05.10

Photo: Nina Pope 15.05.10

Apricot cordon "Gold Cott"

Apricot "Gold Cott" (Prunus armeniaca)

Fruit - Edible?: Edible

Notes from Keepers Nursery: "Gold Cott apricot is a modern variety which crops reliably. The fruit is medium to large, golden yellow with a free stone. The fruit keeps well and is also good for freezing and bottling. Gold Cott has been selected for its suitability for relatively cold wet climates such as the UK. It is very hardy, vigorous and resistant to leaf spot."

Use: Dual Cul & Des

Season of Use:August

Origin: USA

Self-fertility: Self Fertile

In Saturday 6th February 2010

  • Planted Out by Group, Sat 6th Feb '10
    At the tree planting event
  • Pruned by Group, Mon 9th Aug '10
  • Pruned by Group, Fri 11th Mar '11
  • Pruned by Group, Sat 9th Jul '11
  • Pruned by Nina & Hamish, Thu 5th Jul '12

This tree came as a 1 year maiden on root stock St. Julian A1, we are growing it as a cordon.

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