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Economy or Premium SelectionEconomy - rooted into its pot but a further season before moving up a pot size.
Premium - more growth in its pot. More mature than Economy
Apricot Tom Cot is a relatively new variety of apricot that has been available since 2002. Tom Cot has an intense flavour that come from this particular Apricots very large fruit. The Apricots have a strong red blush on an orange background, a self fertile variety which can be harvested from late July to early August. Our
Apricot Tom Cot bare rooted trees are lifted at the start of the bare root season in November, when the apple trees become dormant, and made available through to March the following year. This period is the ideal time for economical planting. You will however have to wait a year to pick your crop as bare root trees cannot be picked in their first year. For all year round planting why not choose from our selection of container grown apple trees. They do cost more but are older, more established and ready to crop. We use and recommend planting with friendly myccorrhizal fungi such as Rootgrow. This helps to produce a stronger root system thereby aiding establishment. We also use and can supply Blood, Fish and Bone - a tried and trusted natural all round fertilizer. Alternatively, to help give your tree the best start you can incorporate our carefully blended mix of compost to help give your tree all the vital nutrients and minerals it needs to flourish in your garden. It is good practice to firmly secure and support your tree with a good stake and tie to aid in its establishment. Download our planting guide to help you with any questions that you may have or call us on the number below and we will be pleased to help.
|Rootstock||Our Apricot trees are grown on St Julian A rootstocks which produces a garden size tree to about 4.5 - 5 metres.|
|Use ||Eating |
|Growth Habit ||Upright |
|Harvest Time ||Late July to Early August|
|Pollination Group||Self Fertile |
|Bare Root Maiden ||A young single stemmed first year tree||£26.00|
|Bare Root Feathered Maiden||A second year or older tree, pruned to create multiple small side branches.||£32.00|
|12 Litre Pot||Our youngest pot grown tree that is most economical for all year around planting, also ready to fruit and crop.||£48.00|
|20 Litre Pot||A semi formed tree which has started bearing fruit.||£64.00|