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kernol

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Prunus brigantina (alpine apricot)
« on: November 15, 2017, 06:58:37 AM »
Hello, has anyone grown Prunus brigantina (Brianšon apricot/marmot plum/alpine aprico)? It's the only apricot-like wild species native to Europe.
Is it worth growing it? What does it taste like? Is there much difference to a regular apricot tree (especially taste-wise)? Where to get seeds of it?

Would love to hear if someone has experience growing this tree.




Florian

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Re: Prunus brigantina (alpine apricot)
« Reply #1 on: January 21, 2018, 07:11:06 AM »
I have no experience but a quick Google search gives me the impression that it is not that good for eating out of hand, more for cooking/ preserving and apparently an oil is made from its seeds.

 

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