Apricot > KIOTO*

Description

Ripening date: with San Castrese.
Origin: Escande, France.
Proprietor: Escande E.A.R.L., France.
Tree: medium-low vigour, open growth habit.
Fruit: round, medium size, orange skin with 30-50% red blush, average flavour, not acidic, keeps well on tree.
Productivity and Fruiting: self-compatible, consistent production, fruits on spurs and vigorous twigs.
Overall: very interesting mid-season variety, consistent production thanks to its self-compatibility
and late bloom; fruit size can be increased by pruning to encourage production on spurs and vigorous twigs and by thinning early; wellsuited to cold plains and to high density plantings.