Flavorosa is a pluot (plum x apricot cross). The shape is quite unusual being slightly flat, and the dark red skin is a little resistant. However, once inside, the deep red flesh is delicious, flavoursome and sweet. This is one of the earliest pluots to become mature.
Origin: Zaiger’s Genetics have trade-marked the name Pluot. Flavorosa is one of a series of varieties that are the result of plum x apricot crosses by Zaiger’s in California.
Grown in: California; Spain
Harvest & Availability: Flavorosa is an early season pluot, being mature within 2 weeks of the earliest plum varieties.
Early June: from Spain