If you look fabulous from far away but have absolutely no personality whatsoever, then this is the fruit for you!

APPEARANCE Rating: ★★★★☆

Notably shiny and smooth, dark brilliant purple, no bloom, inside is a watery yellow

AROMA Rating: ★★☆☆☆

Mild grassy smell

TEXTURE Rating: ★★★★☆

Juicy and tender

TASTE Rating: ★★☆☆☆

Mild and sweet, flavor is not very noticeable, grassy notes and a bitter, shocking peel. The flesh is very middle-of-the-road, not good not bad

OVERALL Overall Rating: ★★★☆☆

This is definitely one of the prettiest pluots to look at and smoothest to touch but the inside was so ho hum I was bored and barely finished the review.

FRUIT

Pluot

VARIETY

King Kong

PEAK

May – Sept

ORIGIN

California

GROWN

California

PURCHASED

Farmer’s Market

NOTES

Pluots are a hybrid between plums and apricots with the majority being plum (often a ratio of 75%/25%).  Technically speaking, “pluot” is a registered trademark of Zaiger’s Genetics.

What is the difference between pluots and plumcots?