Apricot - Tomcot

Tomcot Apricot

Prunus armeniaca
Probably the best and most reliable modern variety for UK conditions

Origin: USA

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

A guide to choosing Apricot Trees

Tomcot 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   1 year Maiden *Reduced Price*
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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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St Julien A - Semi-vigorous   2 years Fan Trained
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St Julien A - Semi-vigorous   2 years Fan Trained *Reduced Price*
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History and description of Tomcot

Tomcot apricot was bred at the Washigton State University in the USA. It is an excellent new apricot which produces masses of blossom and very large, almost peach sized fruit which have a strong red blush over an orange background and an intense apricot flavour. Tomcot is one of the most suitable apricots for the British climate.

Main characteristics of Tomcot

Use Dual Cul & Des
Fruit size  Large
Season of use  July

Tree vigour  Moderate
Tree habit  Spreading
Cropping Good

Self fertility  Self Fertile