• 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'New Product

Sibley's Patio Apricot 'Flavorcot'

Sibley's Patio Apricot 'Flavorcot' Code: PNA032

£36.95 36.9500 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: all year.


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.
 

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 17th November will usually be despatched by mid December.
 
Orders placed between 18th November and 31st December will usually be despatched late December/January. For guaranteed delivery before Christmas please order by Thursday 12th 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 May 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 May 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.
 

Bilberries

Bilberries are available from February to late September and will usually be despatched within 14 days.
 

Cell Grown Raspberries

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

Strawberry plants (Runners)

Fresh dug strawberry plants will be despatched from mid October to late November. Coldstored strawberry plants will be despatched from March to late June. 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 mid August to mid September and will usually be despatched within 14 days.
 

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 will be 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

Strawberry Plants 'Honeoye' (12 plants)
£15.50 inc. p&pStrawberry Plants 'Honeoye' (12 plants)This early strawberry is a very popular garden variety. The bright red fruits are large and round and have a very good old fashioned strawberry flavour. Makes wonderful strawberry jam. Heavy cropping.Buy Now
Pomegranate Tree 'Provence'
£31.95Pomegranate Tree 'Provence'This ancient French variety is very hardy (down to -20℃) and the fruits will normally ripen outdoors in the south of the UK. The tree/shrub bears the most attractive red flowers in June and the fruits ripen from November onwards. Pomegranate juice has a sweet-sharp taste and is full of antioxidants and the beautiful red ‘jewels’ are a tasty addition to salads.Buy Now
Strawberry Plants 'Malling Opal' (12 plants)SAVE 10%
£16.95  £15.25
Save: 10% off
inc. p&p
Strawberry Plants 'Malling Opal' (12 plants)This perpetual fruiting strawberry sets a new standard for everbearers for fruit flavour, quality and yield. It produces very heavy crops of large, attractive, sugar-sweet berries with a juicy texture. It has shown some resistance to powdery mildew and verticillium wilt.Buy Now
Strawberry Plants 'Malwina' (12 plants)SAVE 10%
£16.50  £14.85
Save: 10% off
inc. p&p
Strawberry Plants 'Malwina' (12 plants)This new variety is the talk of the gardening press! The large flavoursome berries have a lovely aroma and exceptionally sweet taste. Considered too dark red for supermarket shelves, this fabulous tasting variety is an excellent choice for the garden as it is easy to grow and very disease resistant. Very late ripening, cropping well into August when most other summer fruiting varieties have finished cropping.Buy Now
Kiwi Vine 'Jenny'SAVE 10%
£19.50  £17.55
Save: 10% off
Kiwi Vine 'Jenny'This variety is ideal if you only have room for one of these spectacular climbers in your garden as it is one of the few self-fertile kiwis, eliminating the need for a non-fruiting male plant. It produces heavy crops of very sweet fruits in the late summer.Buy Now
Dwarf Apricot Tree 'Aprigold'
£36.95Dwarf Apricot Tree 'Aprigold'This dwarf apricot is perfect for a small garden or growing in a pot on a sunny patio. Masses of pretty white flowers in the spring are followed by large golden-yellow apricots. Reaches a maximum height of 1.2-1.5m (4-5ft) in 10 years.Buy Now