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  • Pluot 'Dapple Dandy' Semi-Dwarf

Pluot 'Dapple Dandy' Semi-Dwarf

SKU: 2060
$69.99
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Known as "Dinosaur's Egg", this delectable, large freestone fruit is an ideal choice to bring delight to your backyard orchard. Unique fruit is greenish-yellow with red spots, turning to a maroon and yellow dapple as it begins to ripen.

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Description

Botanical Name: Hybrid of Prunus salicina and Prunus armeniaca
Cultivar: Dapple Dandy Pluot

Known as "Dinosaur's Egg", this delectable, large freestone fruit is an ideal choice to bring delight to your backyard orchard. Unique fruit is greenish yellow with red spots, turning to a maroon and yellow dapple as it begins to ripen. Flesh is an intense reddish pink.

The Pluot is a stone fruit hybrid of plum and apricot. Smooth skinned like a plum, yet sturdy and long lasting with luscious flavor. One of the sweetest fruits you can find.

Deciduous, slow growing, upright tree. 3-5 years before fruit production.

Care

Sun Needs: Plant in full sun (minimum 6 hours).
Soil/Water Needs: Moist, well-drained, neutral to slightly acidic soil. Water slowly and deeply after planting.
Planting and Care Tip: Fertilize for the first time in early spring before it leafs out and again in late spring. Follow fertilization schedule as the tree ages.
Attracts Pollinators

Quick Facts

Flavor: Wonderful plum-apricot flavor with a sweet start and slightly tart finish for the perfect flavor balance
Mature Height: Semi-Dwarf (12’-18’)
Self-Fertile: No. Pollenized by Flavor Queen Plumcot, Flavor Supreme Plumcot, Santa Rosa or Burgundy Plum.
Bloom Season: Spring: Fragrant, white flowers
Harvest Season: August
Chill Hours: 400-500
USDA Zones: 6-9
Rootstock: Citation

Additional planting and care resources:

Rootstocks:For more information on fruit tree rootstocks, click here.

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