Flavor King Pluot is a hybrid fruit that is a cross between a plum and an apricot. It is known for its sweet and flavorful taste, which is a combination of the sweetness of a plum and the tanginess of an apricot. The skin of the Flavor King Pluot is typically red or purple, while the flesh is yellow or green. The fruit is often used in sweet dishes such as pies, tarts, and jams, and is also enjoyed fresh as a healthy snack. Flavor King Pluots are typically in season in the late summer or early fall and are prized for their unique flavor and texture. The fruit is also known for being juicy, rich and creamy. Overall, Flavor King Pluots are popular among fruit enthusiasts for their exceptional taste and versatility. Pollinate with another Pluot or Inca plum.
Considerations for Flavor King Pluot
USDA Zones: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Pollination Requirement:Requires different variety with same bloom period
Origin Date:1945 and beyond
Storage:A few weeks
Years to Bear:1-3 years
Recommended Spacing: 12-16 ft.
Mature Size: 12-16 ft.
Water Requirements: 12-15 gallons per week May through Sept.
Size of tree
Our trees range in height from 4-8 ft. in our field and trimmed to 4 to 5 ft. when shipped. Our young two year trees are most often feathered (side limbs). The trees diameter (caliper) is often 1/2 to 3/4 inch; *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. .
Basic idea for Pruning: Most fruit trees should be pruned in frost-free periods mid to late winter. (apricots best after bud break) Remove most vertical branches and shorten side branches. Fruiting wood is best on horizontal to 45 degree limbs. Learn more...
Shipping Note: Our fruit trees and berries 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 since UPS/Fed Ex charge a dimensional weight and an additional handling fee to ship a tree. You'll find it's cost effective to consider a handful of trees,vines or our helpful Tree Starter Kits.
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