Apricot - Goldcot

Goldcot Apricot

Prunus armeniaca
One of the best modern apricot varieties suitable for UK conditions

Origin: USA

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

A guide to choosing Apricot Trees

Goldcot 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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WA-VIT - Semi-dwarfing   2 years Fan Trained
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Apricor - Semi-dwarfing   1 year Maiden
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Apricor - Semi-dwarfing   1 year Maiden *Reduced Price*
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St Julien A - Semi-vigorous   2 years Bush
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St Julien A - Semi-vigorous   2 years Fan Trained
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History and description of Goldcot

Goldcot apricot is a modern variety which crops reliably. The fruit is medium to large, golden yellow with a free stone. The fruit keeps well and is also good for freezing and bottling. Goldcot has been selected for its suitability for relatively cold wet climates such as the UK. It is very hardy, vigorous and resistant to leaf spot.

Main characteristics of Goldcot

Use Dual Cul & Des
Season of use  Early Aug

Tree vigour  Vigorous
Tree habit  Upright-Spreading
Cropping Good

Self fertility  Self Fertile