Apricot - Bergecot

Bergecot Apricot

Prunus armeniaca
A large late ripening apricot good for eating and jam making.

Origin: France

Pollination:  Bergecot is self-fertile and a pollinator is not necessary for producing a crop.

A guide to choosing Apricot Trees

Bergecot Apricot Trees for sale - order online

Please select the rootstock, age and tree form available items in the table below. The choice of rootstock is important as it determines the size to which the tree will grow when mature. Trees are available either as maidens which are untrained one year old trees or two year old trees already trained in a particular form. Reduced price trees when available are smaller one year old trees or two year old trees which have less well developed heads than our regular trees but are otherwise perfectly good healthy trees offered at a lower price. Trees are supplied bare root during the planting season from late November to early March. Further information is available below.

Rootstock / Vigour / Age / Form
WA-VIT - Semi-dwarfing   1 year Maiden
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History and description of Bergecot

Bergecot is a mutation of the famous French jam and preserve apricot Bergeron. The fruit are large, orange coloured with some red specs and a faint red blush. It ripens very late and is therfore best grown in a warm sunny location or under glass. Good for eating fresh and jam making.

Main characteristics of Bergecot

Use Dual Cul & Des
Colour Orange
Fruit size  Large
Season of use  Sept

Tree vigour  Moderate
Tree habit  Spreading

Self fertility  Self Fertile