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Prunus armeniaca x domestica ssp. aprium 'Cot-N-Candy'


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Scientific Name Prunus armeniaca x domestica ssp. aprium 'Cot-N-Candy'
Principal Common Name Aprium
Common Name(s)
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.
Nativity Hybrid
Height Range 10 - 20 FT
Spread Range 6 - 15 FT
Flower Showy Y
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
USDA Zones
Leaf Color Dark Green
Leaf Texture Medium : Serrate
Form Edible : Small Tree : Tree
Flower Color White
Flower Time Spring
Ease of Growing Easy
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun)
Soil Preferences Well-drained
Watering Preferences Medium
Outstanding Features Attracts Bees : Edible : Flavor : Fruit

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