A lot of people haven't heard of this delightful stone fruit. The Peachcot is a hybrid between a Peach and an Apricot. It has a firmer flesh with a sweeter and less tart flavour than an Apricot. Botanically a Peach but the fruit is small and orange, looking more like an Apricot. Low chill and can be even grown in the subtropics. They have a small clingstone seed that is easy to remove when the fruit is ripe.
Fruit characteristics: A delicious sweet stone fruit. The Peachcot is a great alternative if you're after an Apricot style of fruit. Grow one today with one of our many other beautiful stone fruit varieties!
Blossoms: Beautiful white blossoms in Spring.
Pollination Information: Peachcots are a self fertile variety.
Can they grow in pots? Yes! we recommend planting your Fruit Salad Tree in pots starting in size of around 40 cm in diameter (see Tree Care FAQ for more information).
Height: When planted in the ground, our Stone Fruit Salad Trees will grow to approximately 3 metres. They can be pruned to around 2m if preferable. They are fantastic to espalier along a fence or wall.
Fruiting Season: December - January.
Preferred Climate: Tropical to Cold - see Climate Map below.
pH Range: 6.2 - 7.5
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