Apricot : WESTCOT Semi-Dwarf (Mustang)


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A popular Scout x McClure cross developed at the Ag Canada research station at Morden, Manitoba and released in 1982. It is very similar to Debbie's Gold. While Debbie's Gold is slightly sweeter, Westcot has slightly larger fruit. Some of our western friends heap lavish praise on Westcot. Bernie Nikolai, for instance, says 'Awesome taste, vastly superior to any store bought apricot'. Although it can tolerate brutally cold prairie winters, Westcot will not necessarily be as adaptable to the temperature fluctuations of winters in the east.


G41 Dwarf
G935 Small Semi-Dwarf
G969 Small Semi-Dwarf
G30 Semi-Dwarf
G890 Semi-Dwarf
Pollenator definitions
Some trees and many berry plants are SELF-FERTILE ̶means the insect pollinators or even the wind can pollinate the blossoms without the need of a second tree.
NEEDS A POLLENIZER ̶ means another tree of the same type or kind but a different variety must be blooming nearby at the same time.
EXAMPLE A Liberty apple and a Wealthy apple can cross-pollinate. Two trees of the same variety ie: ̶ 2 Wealthy apples, cannot cross pollinate because they are genetically identical.
Other trees are marked as SEMI-FERTILE. These will set fruit without a second tree. However they will often bear more, and sometimes larger fruit if another variety of the same kind of tree is nearby.
You can select 2 different trees of the same kind marked as NEEDS A POLLENIZER or plant one of those along with one SELF-FERTILE or one SEMI-FERTILE. Also consider ripening times ̶ a Goldrush apple might not start blooming before a Pristine is finished.

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