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Pluot 'Emerald Drop'

Estimated Chilling Requirement: 400 or fewer hours below 45°F
USDA Plant Hardiness Zones: 6 – 10
Pollination: Pollenized by Flavor Grenade Pluot® or Santa Rosa plum.
Bloom Season within fruit type: early
Harvest Season within fruit type: midseason
Harvest Dates: July 17 to August 5
Developed by Zaiger Genetics. U.S. Plant Patent No. 14599.

Medium to large size with green skin and yellow-orange flesh. Prolonged harvest: early-picked fruit is firm, yet juicy sweet. Left to hang, fruit turns greenish-yellow with honey-like orange flesh. Upright tree sets heavy crops once established. Harvest mid-July to late August. Estimated chill requirement: 400 hours or less. Tested as 7HC165. Pollinizer required. Pat. No. 14599 ( Zaiger)

This planting has been archived (Other).

Purchased from Wyntour Gardens

Latest Milestone Harvesting

Quantity: 1

Plant Pluot Prunus domestica x prunus armeniaca 19
Variety Emerald drop 2



  • First_bloom

Linked Plantings & Stash Items

Name Garden Gardener Location Planted Archived


  • 03 Jul 2015

    Harvesting day 2702

    Very juicy.

    1.0 x item

  • 15 Feb 2014

    Reviewed day 2199

    Hard pruned because it was too tall. Lots of new grow, and blossoms, but I don’t see many fruits.

    3 stars

  • 03 Feb 2012

    Blooming day 1456

    Kinda early!

  • 08 Feb 2011

    Blooming day 1096

    I think it’s a little too early. Rain and cold forecast for next week!

  • 08 Feb 2008

    Established day 0


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