Apricots are a stone fruit such as peaches, plums, and cherries. These warm weather fruits are small with a soft velour-like skin, crisp texture, and attractive golden color speckled with salmonberry red. Firecot apricots are moderately sweet with a light sourness. They have a firm flesh that yields easily that will continue to soften as they ripen. Firecot apricots are very fragrant with a delicious peach-like flavor.
Uses: Apricots are excellent no matter how you prepare them. They are great eaten raw on their own or as a topping, made into jams, or dried.