Čačanska pljosnata

It was developed in 1952 by hybridization of a local seedling apricot with 'Hungarian Best' and was named and released in 1975. The breeder was Dr. Staniša A. Paunović.

The tree is medium vigorous with pyramidal crown. The trunk is dark-colored, with slightly rough bark. The shoots are reddish. The fruiting branches are short, well covered with bearing wood. Internodes are 2.5-3 cm long. The leaf is rather roundish and slightly elongated, moderately serrated. Petiole is reddish, about 4 cm long, with moderately developed reddish glands. The flower is large, rose-like, light pink. All flower elements are normally developed. It is a self-fertile cultivar, regular but moderate bearer requiring standard protection from pests and diseases. In years with severe drought high fruit drop is notable immediately prior to ripening.

The fruit is medium large with average fruit mass ranging from 33-45 g. Dimensions: length - 49 mm, width - 41 mm, thickness - 36 mm. It is flat and elongated (elliptical), with the red suture line dividing the fruit into equal halves. The stem cavity is shallow. The skin is orange-yellow blushed with an intense carmine red on the sunny side. The flesh is yellow, dry and somewhat juicy, of very pleasant taste and aroma. In contains 16.5% soluble solids, 13.09% total sugars and 1.31% acids. Suitable for drying. The fruits are very attractive. The stone is free with an average 2.9 g stone mass. The kernel is sweet, the stalk is short.

It ripens in the late June.

A cultivar of moderate vigor and bearing, producing attractive, uniform fruits suitable for drying and other forms of processing.