plumcot


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plumcot

(ˈplʌmˌkɒt)
n
(Plants) a hybrid between an apricot and a plum
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Noun1.plumcot - hybrid produced by crossing Prunus domestica and Prunus armeniacaplumcot - hybrid produced by crossing Prunus domestica and Prunus armeniaca
plumcot - hybrid between plum and apricot
genus Prunus, Prunus - a genus of shrubs and trees of the family Rosaceae that is widely distributed in temperate regions
fruit tree - tree bearing edible fruit
2.plumcot - hybrid between plum and apricot
edible fruit - edible reproductive body of a seed plant especially one having sweet flesh
plumcot, plumcot tree - hybrid produced by crossing Prunus domestica and Prunus armeniaca
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Most often confused with the plumcot, which is a 50-50 split between a plum and apricot, the pluot is more plum than apricot.
Since then, fruit breeder Floyd Zaiger and Zaiger's Genetics have taken the plumcot, crossed it with another plum, and come up with the popular pluot, a fruit with more plum-like characteristics.
The plumcot is the ancestor of the modern pluot, which has the distinction of being patented, a protection not available to Burbank.
He called the resulting mild flavored fruit--half plum and half apricot--a plumcot.
In effect, Plumtree changed from a plum to a hybrid plumcot tree, both plum and apricot in a strategy of "Radical Openness," support for both the .
Lay a sliced plumcot next to the Brussels sprout leaves and sprinkle with the julienned ginger.
Though the Spring Satin plumcot is now available to commercial growers, consumers won't be seeing the fruit in grocery stores for about 3 years.
Blood plums, nectarine, plumcot -- which is part plum and part apricot and beautifully aromatic, -- apricots, white peach, yellow peach, pears, nashis, yellow-flesh plum, cherries, golden delicious apples .
Through hybridization, we have discovered entirely new fruits and vegetables: Grocers have recently introduced us to broccoflower, the plumcot, and broccolini.