[NAFEX] Pluots in Nebraska
ernestplutko at wiktel.com
Tue May 26 05:11:53 EDT 2009
There are different types of pluots for sale. Most are close to
plums but there is one kind that is more apricot-like. Don't know
---- Original Message ----
From: billg at inebraska.com
To: nafex at lists.ibiblio.org
Subject: Re: [NAFEX] Pluots in Nebraska
Date: Mon, 25 May 2009 20:05:40 -0500
>> Crossing carefully chosen plums seems more practical in most
>> conditions. There are a LOT of good plums that will give offspring
>> good or better than most pluots or apriums.
>The pluots I've eaten seem noticeably different from plums (a LOT
>sweeter, for one thing). But maybe I just haven't eaten enough plums.
>be honest, I like plums better. Still, I have four plum trees, so I
>looking for something different to try.
>I actually wanted to try an aprium, too, but I couldn't find one that
>looked like it would do well in a colder climate. Well, my apricots
>rarely produce fruit here, since they bloom so early. (I'm not sure
>apriums bloom that early or not, but I was more worried about their
>It hardly matters now. I've got the yard pretty well full, so I'm not
>going to be able to plant any other trees until something dies. :-)
>Lincoln, NE (zone 5)
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