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Aprium & Pluot Trees

Apriums and Pluots are interspecific hybrids resulting from the cross-breeding of apricots and plums through multiple generations. They are grown on Montclair rootstock to create a compact tree that is proven to give a heavier crop of larger fruit. They 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. 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).

 


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Aprium Tree 'Cot 'n' Candy'
£35.95Aprium Tree 'Cot 'n' Candy'Apriums are complex apricot-plum hybrids that show more apricot than plum characteristics (genetically they are 75% apricot and 25% plum). They resemble apricots and are noted for their intensely sweet apricot flavour with a plum after taste. The trees grow quickly and are more compact and easier to grow compared to most apricot varieties. Cot 'n' Candy is one of the best varieties for growing in the UK. The golden fruits are often blushed red and are very sweet and juicy with an incredible flavour. Apriums flower early and therefore require similar growing conditions to apricots - a warm, sheltered site in full sun. They can be trained as a fan or grown as free standing trees.Buy Now
Pluot Tree 'Flavor Supreme'
£35.95Pluot Tree 'Flavor Supreme'This unusual fruit is a complex cross between a plum and an apricot. The large peach-sized fruits are smooth skinned and very juicy (like a plum) and have a unique flavour, much like a blend of fruit juices. They are deliciously flavoured, yielding fruit of incomparable sweetness. This variety is of the original plum-apricot crosses and a taste test winner. This is the sweetest and most flavoursome of the pluots and that is really saying something! Pluots flower early and therefore require similar growing conditions to apricots - a warm, sheltered site in full sun. They can be trained as a fan or grown as free standing trees.Buy Now
Pluot Tree 'Pink Candy'
£35.95Pluot Tree 'Pink Candy'This unusual fruit is a complex cross between a plum and an apricot. The large peach-sized fruits are smooth skinned and very juicy (like a plum) and have a unique flavour, much like a blend of fruit juices. They are deliciously flavoured, yielding fruit of incomparable sweetness. This variety produces heavy crops of large, attractive fruits with a fantastic sunburst of colour to the flesh. The flavour is amazing - very sweet and juicy with tropical fruit overtones. Pluots flower early and therefore require similar growing conditions to apricots - a warm, sheltered site in full sun. They can be trained as a fan or grown as free standing trees.Buy Now
Pluot Tree 'Purple Candy'
£35.95Pluot Tree 'Purple Candy'This unusual fruit is a complex cross between a plum and an apricot. The large peach-sized fruits are smooth skinned and very juicy (like a plum) and have a unique flavour, much like a blend of fruit juices. They are deliciously flavoured, yielding fruit of incomparable sweetness. This very sweet variety produces large deep purple fruits with yellow-orange flesh that turns crimson red when fully ripe. Excellent sweet flavour. Pluots flower early and therefore require similar growing conditions to apricots - a warm, sheltered site in full sun. They can be trained as a fan or grown as free standing trees.Buy Now
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