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Prunus hybrida Marcias Flavour

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Prunus hybrida Marcias Flavour Plucot, Plum x Apricot Hybrid,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Citrus & Fruit, Trees Upright, V-Shaped

A blended plum tree that bares delicious fruit that is a cross between a Plum and an Apricot. The fruit is early harvesting, medium sized with smooth red skin and juicy, sweet red flesh. It has the flavour of a Plum with the smell of a Apricot. Fruit is great for eating fresh or using in jams. Best to keep tree pruned to about 2m tall. Requires a pollinating plant either a plum or a apricot to produce fruit, recommended varieties are Plum Mariposa or Apricot Storey.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
2-4m 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Any, Clay, Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Courtyard, Edible Garden, Feature, Formal Garden, Topiary / Espalier, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Aphids, Fruit Fly, Leaf Curl, Powdery Mildew, Rust

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Rosaceae Europe

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Pink, White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: High
Wind: Medium / Moderate