Prunus armeniaca x domestica ssp. aprium 'Cot-N-Candy'
|Scientific Name||Prunus armeniaca x domestica ssp. aprium 'Cot-N-Candy'|
|Principal Common Name||Aprium|
|Description||Cot-N-Candy is a trademarked Dave Wilson Nursery introduction for 2008, a white, very sweet aprium. Hybrid of apricot and plum. A multi-stemmed, shrubby, small tree with a spreading crown, reaching up to 20 feet tall. The fruit is an edible fleshy yellow fruit resembles an apricot but is juicier and has a bit of a plum flavor. Ripens in late spring or early summer.|
|General Comments||The first apricot and plum hybrids were made by Luther Burbank. Partially self fruitful, but benefits by having another plum or apricot which blooms at the same time nearby. Widest climate range of plum-apricot hybrids.|
|Height Range||10 - 20 FT|
|Spread Range||6 - 15 FT|
|Sunset Zones||2 : 3 : 4 : 5 : 6 : 7 : 8 : 9 : 10 : 11 : 12 : 13 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24|
|Leaf Color||Dark Green|
|Leaf Texture||Medium : Serrate|
|Form||Edible : Small Tree : Tree|
|Ease of Growing||Easy|
|Light Preferences||Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun)|
|Outstanding Features||Attracts Bees : Edible : Flavor : Fruit|
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