• RHS Award Winning VarietiesRHS Award Winning Varieties
  • Quality UK Grown PlantsQuality UK Grown Plants
  • 12 Month Guarantee12 Month Guarantee
  • 10% SSL Secured Shopping100% SSL Secured Shopping
Sibley's Patio Apricot 'Flavorcot'

Sibley's Patio Apricot 'Flavorcot'

Sibley's Patio Apricot 'Flavorcot' Code: PNA032

£37.50 37.5000 In Stock New

This patio version of 'Flavorcot' has been developed by fruit authority Will Sibley, who has for many years been working on a range of fruit trees for the home gardener. It has been grafted onto a dwarfing selection of seedling peach ‘Montclair’ using special grafting techniques to keep the tree even more compact. 'Flavorcot' represents a massive advancement in apricot breeding as it performs exceptionally well in our UK climate and can produce in excess of 750 fruits on a four year old free standing tree. The fruits are very large and juicy with a red blush and succulent, sweet orange flesh. Superb aromatic flavour. Can be kept restricted to a height of 1.2m (4ft).

 

Supplied as a one year old tree in a 4 litre pot. The tree is grafted at about 30cm (1ft) above soil level and has 2-3 shoots about 20cm (8in) long that will quickly develop into a bushy head.


Pollination: Self-fertile.


Season: mid July.


Plant size: 4 litre pot.


Available for delivery: from mid November 2020.


Please note: Sibley's Patio Apricot 'Flavorcot' is excluded from the 'Buy any 2 Pot Grown Fruit Trees SAVE £5' offer.


 

 

Home grown apricots are succulent and juicy and have a rich aromatic flavour that you do not experience from shop purchased fruits. Thanks to modern breeding there are now reliable varieties available, making them a very worthwhile crop to grow. They require similar growing conditions to peaches - a warm sheltered site in full sun. Our apricots are grown on Montclair rootstock to create a compact tree that is proven to give a heavier crop of larger fruit. Apricots can be trained as a fan on a south or south-west facing wall or fence, 3.6m (12ft) wide and 2m (6ft 6in) high. They can also be grown as free standing bush trees 3.6m (12ft) in height and spread. With the exception of Aprigold, Sibley's Patio Flavorcot and Sibley's Patio Tomcot, trees are supplied bare-rooted and will be 1.2-1.5m (4-5ft) high on despatch. Trees are available from late November to late April.

 

Don't forget to include tree stakes and ties on your order. All young fruit trees require staking and for better establishment we strongly advise using Rootgrow when planting (as recommended in RHS planting guidelines).

Carriage & packing charges

Our standard delivery charge to mainland UK is £8.95. Some items (where stated) are p&p inclusive. If you are only ordering items that are p&p inclusive, the standard delivery charge does not apply.
 
Some deliveries to the Scottish Islands and Highlands, Northern Ireland, Channel Islands, Isle of Man and Scily Isles may incur surcharges. If a surcharge is applicable, we will contact you prior to despatch. We regret we are unable to deliver outside the British Isles.
 

Despatch Dates

We regret we are unable to give precise delivery dates as weather conditions can affect the despatch schedule. The following information (which applies to orders placed online and over the phone) should only be used as a guide and on the understanding that we may not be able to keep to these dates precisely. Please note, delivery usually takes longer when payment is made by cheque.
 
COVID-19 UPDATE: We are currently experiencing a very high volume of orders but will endeavour to deliver your order in the timeframe as outlined below. Please note we only have a small team in the office (all working remotely from home) and we regret at this time we are not able to answer enquiries requesting updates on how an order is progressing.

 

Fruit trees, soft fruit bushes, ornamental trees & hedging (bare root)

Bare root fruit trees, soft fruit bushes, ornamental trees and hedging will be despatched from late November until late April.
 
Orders placed before the 15th November will usually be despatched by mid/late December.
 
Orders placed between 16th November and 31st December will usually be despatched late December/January. For guaranteed Christmas delivery before Christmas please order before 10th December and quote "Christmas Gift" in the comments box when you checkout.
 
Orders placed after the 1st January will usually be delivered within 28 days of the order being placed.
 
Orders placed from early April onwards will usually be despatched within 14 days.
 

Fruit trees & soft fruit bushes (pot grown)

Pot grown fruit trees, gooseberries and currants are available April to late August and will usually be despatched within 14 days.
 
Blackberries, blueberries, cranberries, elderberries, honeyberries, lingonberries, figs, goji berries and grapes are normally available throughout the year. If ordered April to late September they will normally be despatched within 14 days unless ordered with plants that are due to be despatched at a later date. Under these circumstances, to avoid additional carriage charges, the entire order will be sent together when everything is available. Outside this period, delivery may take up to 28 days or longer if ordered with plants that are due to be despatched at a later date.

 

Cell Grown Raspberries

Cell grown raspberries are available from late May to mid August and will usually be despatched within 14 days.
 

Strawberry plants (Runners)

Fresh dug strawberry plants will be despatched from late October to late November. Coldstored strawberry plants will be despatched from March to early July. Orders placed during these periods will usually be delivered within 28 days. Some varieties are only available as coldstored plants (see product description for availability).
 

Strawberry plants (Misted Tips)

Misted Tips are available from late August to mid October and will be despatched within 28 days.
 

Vegetable Plants

Vegetable plants are available from mid May to late July. As a vey rough guide, plants ordered before the end of April will usually be despatched by late May. Plants ordered after May will usually be despatched by early June.
 

Asparagus crowns

Asparagus crowns will be despatched from late March/early April to late May. Orders placed during this period will usually be despatched within 14 days.
 

Hardware

Hardware is usually despatched within 14 days unless ordered with plants that are due to be despatched at a later date.
 

Biological Controls (Natural Predators) & Bumblebee Hives

Natural Predators and Bumble Bee hives are only despatched at the appropriate time of year (see product description for detailed information). When "in season" they are despatched direct from our supplier in batches on a weekly basis -  we send orders to our supplier every Thursday and they despatch these orders Wednesday the following week. Natural Predators are sent by first class post, bumblebee hives are sent by carrier.
 
 

 

There are no reviews for this product

Customers Also Purchased

Sibley's Patio Peach 'Avalon Pride'New Product
£44.95Sibley's Patio Peach 'Avalon Pride'This patio version of 'Avalon Pride' has been developed by fruit authority Will Sibley, who has for many years been working on a range of fruit trees for the home gardener. It has been grafted on to dwarf peach seedling rootstock using special grafting techniques to keep the tree even more compact. This is currently the only variety of peach with really strong resistance to damaging peach leaf curl disease. It produces heavy crops of large, yellow fleshed fruits with very good flavour. Semi-freestone. Can be kept restricted to a height of 1.2m (4ft).Buy Now
Blueberry Bush 'Liberty'
£16.50Blueberry Bush 'Liberty'This superb new late season variety produces medium sized sky-blue berries that are firm with an outstanding sweet, aromatic flavour. The plant is vigorous, upright and slightly spreading. Disease resistant.Buy Now
Currant & Gooseberry Collection (3 Bushes)SAVE 11%
£34.85  £30.85
Save: 11% off
Currant & Gooseberry Collection (3 Bushes)Collection consists of 1 x Blackcurrant 'Ben Connan', 1 x Pinkcurrant 'Gloire de Sablon' and 1 x Gooseberry 'Invicta'.Buy Now
Dwarf Pear Tree 'Petite Poire'
£25.95Dwarf Pear Tree 'Petite Poire'A new naturally dwarf pear ideal for containers and small gardens. We think the bite-sized pears are going to be a big hit with adults and children alike. The bright yellow fruits have a very small core and are incredibly sweet and juicy with a strong pear flavour. Also delicious poached. Heavy cropping and very disease resistant. Reaches a maximum height and spread of 1.8-2.4m (6-8ft) in 10 years.Buy Now
Empathy Afterplant Ericaceous Biostimulant & Feed (1 litre)
£8.95Empathy Afterplant Ericaceous Biostimulant & Feed (1 litre)A ‘must buy’ for all ericaceous and lime hating plants such as blueberries, cranberries, azaleas, rhododendrons, magnolias, ferns etc. The unique blend of seaweed extracts, micro nutrients and balanced fertilisers will lower soil pH levels and prevent yellowing.Buy Now
Dog Rose (Wild Rose) Hedging (6 plants)
£17.50Dog Rose (Wild Rose) Hedging (6 plants)A fast growing prickly shrub often used in an informal mixed hedge to form an impenetrable barrier. The arching stems produce a burst of pale pink flowers in May/June followed by a fantastic show of edible bright red hips that are good for rose-hip syrup or providing bird food in the winter. Plant 30-45cm (12-18in) apart.Buy Now