Apricots

Chinese

An early bearing, heavy producing variety. Fruit is of good quality and medium to large in size. The skin color and flesh color are yellow to medium-orange. It has a good flavor and texture. Self-fruitful, it will pollinate other apricot varieties.

Goldbar™

Goldbar

U.S. Plant Patent No. 7045

This distinctive variety, another Prosser introduction, bears large to very large fruit of excellent quality and flavor. GoldbarTM is well adapted for shipment to fresh markets because of its firmness, shelf life and dessert quality. The flesh color and skin color are similar to GoldstrikeTM.

Goldcot

An open-pollinated seedling of Perfection. The fruit is medium-size, nearly round. The color of the skin, which is moderately tough and thick, is golden. The flesh of Goldcot is firm and medium-orange in color. Variety is somewhat self-fruitful.

Goldrich

Ripens six to ten days before Wenatchee Moorpark. The fruit resembles Sun Glo in appearance but develops a bright waxy-orange ground color. Trees are vigorous and productive. More
resistant to winter injury than Wenatchee Moorpark. Requires pollination but is not pollinated by Perfection.

Goldstrike™

U.S. Plant Patent No. 7035 

Another introduction from the Prosser Center. This variety is a regular and productive bearer of large-size, firm, orange flesh fruit. The skin color is light orange overlaid by a reddish-purple blush. GoldstrikeTM has excellent eating quality and can be shipped to distant markets. GoldbarTM will cross pollinate with GoldstrikeTM.

Perfection

One of the finest of the commercial apricots, Perfection bears moderately early and produces large fruit. The flesh and skin are colored a bright orange-yellow. It is a fruit with a firm texture and is a good shipper. Requires cross pollination and will not pollinate Goldrich.

Rival

RivalRipens three to five days after Goldrich. Tree is vigorous and productive. Large, oval fruit is produced with a light orange skin and a red blush. The flesh is orange and has a smooth texture, low in acid and mild in flavor. Rival requires cross pollination. Can be used as a pollinator for Goldrich and Perfection.

Tilton

An excellent variety for drying and canning. It has a distinctive flavor. The fruit is medium to small in size. The color is golden-yellow with a dark red blush. Self-fruitful, it is a good pollinator for later blooming apricots.

Tomcot™

Tomcot

U.S. Plant Patent No. 7034

An introduction from the Irrigated Research and Extension Center at Prosser, WA. TomcotTM ripens about 2 1/2 weeks ahead of Wenatchee Moorpark. The skin color is light orange with traces of blush on exposed cheeks. The flesh is light orange and moderately juicy. The tree is vigorous and is probably somewhat self-fertile, but at this time we suggest cross pollination with another variety.

Wenatchee Moorpark

Bears large-sized fruit, yellow in color. The flesh is a greenish-yellow, and the tree is very productive. Good for drying and home canning. Self-fruitful, it is a good pollinator for later blooming apricots.