Differentiating Pluot, Plumcot, Aprium

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  1. zealot

    zealot Soli Deo Gloria

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    I have heard that a Pluot, a Plumcot, and an Aprium are all various apricot/plum crosses. Are they all the same thing, or different?
     
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    ceresone Well-Known Member Supporter

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    zealot, i dont really know, stark catalog lists them different--these are among the trees i bought from starks--that didnt live-
     

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    WisJim Well-Known Member Supporter

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    A plumcot is a cross between an apricot and plum (Prunus armeniaca x Prunus domestica). An aprium is a cross between a plumcot and an apricot (P. armeniaca x P. domestica x P. armeniaca). A pluot is a cross between a plumcot and a plum (P. armeniaca x P. domestica x P. domestica). Or so I am told.
     
  4. zealot

    zealot Soli Deo Gloria

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    Thank you very much for clarifying this.