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Plumcot fruit

Plumcot is a hybrid between plums and apricots. The fruit is yellow with red blush, red or dark purple flesh according to variety and has a very smooth skin alike to a plum. The fruit may be with or without stalk.



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Plumcot

Scientific Name:Prunus mume Sieb

Plumcot display uniqueness of both parent fruits, even if the specific traits might differ with each cross. Plumcot trees will grow well in any place as like plums or apricots. Some plumcot fruits look as like plums with fuzzy pink, pale orange skin. Some as lighter flesh fruit as like an apricot.

Nutrient Content

Amount Per Serving
Calories 16.0
carbohydrate3.8 g
Vitamin C1.6 %
Vitamin A0.0 %
Potassium60.0 mg
Fiber0.6 g

Varieties of plumcot

Availability:
June
Flavorosa -The fruit was very sweet with medium-sized, flat round dark-purple

Flavor Royal - Very sweet, medium-sized, dark purple with crimson flesh

Eagle Egg - very sweet, medium-sized, dark red with crimson flesh

Amigo- Red skin with red bleeding to yellow flesh

Tropical Plumana - medium-sized with yellow flesh

Crimson Sweet - Sweet flavor, medium-sized, crimson skin with pinkish flesh


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July
Dapple Jack - Medium size with red-spotted juicy flesh skin

Sweet Treat - green golden skin with yellow juicy flesh

Flavor Queen - Medium to large size fruit and very juicy flesh

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August
Dapple Dandy - Large size with red-spotted skin, red or pink juicy flesh

Flavor Grenade - Large size, oblong shape with red blush on green background

Summer Punch - Medium to large size, very juicy flesh

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September
Tropical Sunrise - Yellow or orange color skin with red blush and orange flesh

Flavor King - Medium size with red super sweet juicy flesh

King Kong - Very large size with black skin

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October
Flavor Fall - Red skin with yellow flesh

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Recipes

Plumcot jam

plumcot jam
Ingredients
  • Plumcots
  • Lemon juice
  • Pectin
  • Cinnamon sticks

How to prepare?

Mix skinned and sliced plumcots with juice. Add squeeze of lemon. Add pectin as well as jelling agent. Boil one to two hours, until preferred texture is achieved. Add a cinnamon sticks for a truly spicy and fruit filled delight.





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