A magnificent white fleshed apricot hybrid with apricot and plum in its parentage. Cot-N-Candy Aprium is a very early bloomer so best for warmer climates or against the south side of a building. Flavor is one of the best of any aprium and fruit set is very reliable.
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Latin Name: Prunus salicina x Prunus armeniaca
Site and Soil: 1/2 day to full sun and well-drained soil.
Rootstock Description: Citation
Pollination Requirements: Self-fertile
Hardiness: Hardy to minus 30° F.
Bearing Age: 2-3 years after planting
Size at Maturity: 12-18 ft. in height.
Fruit Flesh: White
Bloom Time: Early April
Ripening Time: Early July
Yield: 50+ lbs.
Pests & Diseases: Our plums are not bothered by pests. Bacterial Canker can occasionally damage trunks or branches. Symptoms of this disease are exudations of amber-colored sap. Spraying lime-sulfur or copper in the fall and early spring can help control Bacterial Canker.
USDA Zone: 7-10