Plumcots Punnet 500g

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More about the Plumcot

A plumcot is a cross between a plum and an apricot. Through an all-natural process of breeding apricots and plums, this amazingly flavorful category of fruit t have been “born”.

Many people are suspicious of plumcot thinking that it must be genetically engineered, but this is not the case. Plumcots were first sold in 1989 and were developed by a Californian fruit breeder named Floyd Zaiger. It took Zaiger several generations of cross breeding before the modern plumcot finally emerged. Zaiger’s work used the “Pluot,” a 50-50 plum and apricot hybrid created by Luther Burbank in the late 19th Century, as a foundation for additional hybridization.