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Cherrycot (Prunus) Aprikyra®
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Aprikyra®

Cherrycot

Parentage: Apricot x Cherry (Prunus pumila var. besseyi (Western Sand Cherry) x armeniaca (Apricot))

Description: Aprikyra is a new exciting interspecific cross between and an Apricot and Cherry! Produces red/purple roundish fruits which resemble round plums or red apricots and have very distinct unique flavour of cherry. Flowering is after apricots so it should miss the early frosts. The juicy dark purple red fruits ripen in July. Frost resistant, self-fertile and very productive.

Cherrycot Growing Tips: Like any apricot it should be grown in a sheltered site if possible with well draining soil.

Uses for this variety

Cherry Bite Eating

Fruit attributes

Flowering group 4 Flowering group 4
Self-fertile Self-fertile
Picking month Late July Picking month Late July