Story: Stone fruit and the summerfruit industry

Clutha Star apricots (3rd of 3)

Clutha Star apricots

Clutha Star is an apricot cultivar, released by HortResearch in 1990 as the result of a 20-year breeding programme. The fruit are an attractive orange, are quite large (70–80 grams), store well and taste good.

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How to cite this page:

Marie Dawkins, 'Stone fruit and the summerfruit industry - Commercial production', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/18846/clutha-star-apricots (accessed 16 August 2022)

Story by Marie Dawkins, published 24 Nov 2008