The aprium which is a plum and apricot hybrid with mostly apricot heritage. Like apricots, apriums have slightly fuzzy skin. Apriums are known for their sweetness and flavor; the sugar content of these fruits is much higher than that of a plum or apricot alone.

Availability Edit

Aprium season stretches from May to September. Pluots can be found mostly in milder climates.

Selection Edit

Apriums should be plump and firm.

Storage Edit

Apriums should be ripened at room temperature and then refrigerated.

Preparation Edit

Fruit should be washed well and dried before consumption. To remove pit, cut the fruit in half. Apriums can be eaten fresh or cooked.

Varieties Edit

There is only one variety of aprium currently on the market. The Honey Rich interspecific is bright orange and has bright orange flesh.

Source Edit

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