Discovered at 6,000 ft elevation near Montrose, CO. This is a late blooming, hardy tree with good disease resistance, and is self fruitful. Produces yellow, sweet, flavorful, egg sized apricots that are semi freestone. Inside the pit the edible, almond-like kernel is sweet. Montrose Apricot deserves wide testing in Northern areas where it is likely to be best adapted. Late summer ripening due to its late blooming.
Plum x Apricot. Sweet, large fruit with a wonderful rich flavor. Firm red flesh, mottled dark red skin. Better adapted to cool wet climates than apricots and most other pluots but not as reliable fruiting in the North as most Japanese plums trees. Flavor Supreme PluotŪ pollinates with Japanese plums.