Dapple Dandy Pluot is uniquely colored with pale green to yellow skin with distinctive red dots. Creamy white flesh, edged and streaked with crimson; firm with high sugar and unique plum-apricot flavor. Dapple Dandy is rated top of list at Dave Wilson Nursery tastings. Very good pollinizer.
Growing Considerations for Dapple Dandy Pluot
USDA Zone: 5,6,7,8,9,10
Pollinate with one of the following: Santa Rosa
Mature Size: 12-16 ft. summer prune to maintain 8 ft. tree
Recommended Spacing: 12-16 ft. summer pruned 8 ft.spacing
Water Requirement: 8-15 gallons per week May through Sept.
Years to bear: 1-3 years
Shape when shipped: Lightly Feathered (some side branching)
*Size supplied when shipped: 5/8 inch caliper (width around trunk) 5 to 7ft. in field (trimmed to 4 to 5 ft. when shipped)
*As noted by University of California Scientists and other qualified professionals the most successful trees often have caliper from 1/2" to 5/8" and usually establish faster than smaller and larger planting stock.
Note on Shipping:
Our plumcot trees are delivered to you bareroot during their winter dormancy from January through May depending on USDA zone. Trees are shipped with your invoice and helpful planting directions. There is no minimum quantity required but shipping rate for an individual tree is expensive so you'll find it's cost effective to consider a handful trees,vines or our helpful Tree Starter Kits.
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