Apricot, Elia Charalambides

In Elias Charalambides, nonfiction, visual on July 22, 2011 at 1:42 pm


For me there is nothing in this world like a ripe apricot enjoyed in the shade on a lazy summer afternoon with the cicadas chirping all around.

Apricot Tree

Ripe Apricots on the tree

Anyone ever hear of an Aprium? Plumcot perhaps? Or maybe a Pluot? No, these aren’t the tragic results of genetic engineering but the end product of years of cross breeding programs to create new delicious fruits.


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