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Goldcot

Prunus armeniaca

Goldcot apricot trees for sale

  • 11-year maiden bare-root tree 25.95
    Wavit rootstock
    Medium size (2.5m-3m after 10 years)
    Out of stock
  • 21-year maiden bare-root tree 25.95
    Torinel rootstock
    Large size (3m-4m after 10 years)
    Out of stock


History

Goldcot was developed at Michigan State University, USA, specifically with cold-hardiness in mind. It was released in 1967.



Goldcot characteristics

  • Using

    • Picking period (southern UK):early August
    • Picking season:Mid
    • Cropping:Heavy
    • Keeping (of fruit):1 week
    • Food uses:Eating fresh, Culinary, Dual purpose (eat + cook)
  • Growing

    • Gardening skill:Some needed
    • Self-fertility:Self-fertile
    • Flowering group:2
    • Pollinating others:Average
    • Vigour:Slightly large
    • Bearing regularity:Regular
  • Problems

    • Disease resistance:Good
  • Climate

    • Climate suitability:Temperate climates, Mild damp climates, Warm climates
    • Cold hardiness (USDA):(4) -30F / -34C
    • Summer average maximum temperatures:Warm (25C - 30C / 76F - 85F), Hot (>30C / 86F)
    • Frost resistance of blossom:Some resistance
  • Identification

    • Country of origin:United States
    • Period of origin:1950 - 1999
    • Fruit colour:Orange