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Dapple Dandy Pluot® interspecific
Taste test winner. Ranks with Flavor King and Flavor Supreme Pluot® as best-flavored fruit at Dave Wilson Nursery tastings. Creamy white and red-fleshed freestone with wonderful plum-apricot flavor. Skin greenish-yellow with red spots, turning to a maroon and yellow dapple. August harvest in Central Calif. 4-500 hours. Pollenized by Flavor Supreme Pluot®, Santa Rosa or Burgundy Plum. Pat. No. 9254. (Zaiger)
Emerald Drop Pluot® interspecific
Medium to large size with green skin and yellow-orange flesh. Prolonged harvest: early-picked fruit is firm, yet juicy sweet. Left to hang, fruit turns greenish-yellow with honey-like orange flesh. Upright tree sets heavy crops once established. Harvest mid-July to late August. Estimated chill requirement: 400 hours or less. Tested as 7HC165. Pollinizer required. Pat. No. 14599 ( Zaiger)
Flavor Finale Pluot® interspecific
Medium-to-large sized Pluot® with purplish-red skin and amber-red flesh. Exceptional complex flavor. Harvest begins in Early September and fruit is edible well into October. Upright tree sets large crops. 500 hours. Pollinizer required. Zaiger
Flavor Grenade Pluot® interspecific
Elongated green fruit with a red blush. Crisp texture and explosive flavor. Taste-test winner. Hangs on the tree for 4 to 6 weeks. Pollinize with a Japanese plum. Estimated chilling requirement: 400 to 500 hours. Patent No. 12097. (Zaiger)
Flavor King Pluot® interspecific
Taste test winner. Unique plum-apricot hybrid. Remarkable, spicy bouquet and flavor. Reddish-purple skin, sweet red flesh. Harvest mid August in Central Calif. Naturally small tree. Estimated chill requirement: 400 hours or less. Pollenized by Flavor Supreme, Santa Rosa or Late Santa Rosa. (Zaiger)
Flavor Queen Pluot® interspecific
Exquisite new fruit, a plum/apricot hybrid. Candy-like sweetness, wonderfully pleasing flavor. Greenish-yellow skin, amber-orange flesh. Prolonged harvest: mid-July thru August. 5-600 hours. Pollinized by plum or other Pluot®, (Dapple Dandy Pluot® or Burgundy Plum) but not Flavor King. Pat. No. 7420. (Zaiger)
Flavor Supreme Pluot® interspecific
Taste test winner. Plum-apricot hybrid with sweet, richly flavored, firm red flesh. Greenish-maroon mottled skin. June harvest in Central California, about two weeks before Santa Rosa. 5-600 hours. Pollinized by Santa Rosa, Late Santa Rosa, or other Pluot®. (Zaiger)
Flavorosa Pluot® interspecific
Deep purple-skinned fruit with red flesh. Mild, sweet flavor. Ripens at the end of May. Pollinize with a Japanese plum. 400 hours chill required. Patent # 10285 (Zaiger)
Geo Pride Pluot® interspecific
Red-skinned, yellow-fleshed plum/apricot hybrid, ranked in top 5 at both July & August tastings in 1997. Balanced acid-sugar to predominantly sweet with unique plum/apricot flavor. Medium size, very heavy production. Harvest in mid-July to early August, just ahead of Flavor Queen Pluot®. Estimated chill requirement: 400 hours or less. Pollenizer required:Flavor Supreme Pluot®, Dapple Dandy Pluot®, Santa Rosa Plum. Good pollenizer for other plums & pluots®. Patent # 10386 (Zaiger)
Splash Pluot® interspecific
Small to medium sized red-orange colored fruit, with very sweet orange flesh. Tested as 7HC160, it was consistently among the highest scoring varieties at the Dave Wilson Nursery formal fruit tastings. Round to heart-shaped fruit is excellent eaten fresh, dried or in desserts. Upright tree sets large crops once established. Estimated chill requirement: 400 hours or less. Pollenizer required. Pat. No 14583 (Zaiger)
Plum parfait plumcot
Plum/apricot cross resulting in a unique blend of flavors. Plumcots have a higher sugar content and a much sweeter flavor than plums or apricots. The fruit has pinkish orange skin with amber marbled flesh. Your plum parfait is freestone, so feel free to give one to the kids for a healthy snack; they shouldn't have to struggle too much with the pit. This plum cot variety blooms early, so you know spring is coming soon when you see the beautiful blossoms from your tree. The plum parfait is a compact small tree which should keep you off of the ladder at least a little, and is also self fertile. 400 chill hours.
Flavorella plumcot
Medium-sized fruit with translucent golden color, light red blush and slight pubescense; ripens in late May to early June. Excellent flavor with firm, juicy flesh. 250 hours. Pollenizer required. Pat. No. 8470. (Zaiger)