The composition of a pluot is roughly 60 to 75 percent plum and 25 to 40 percent apricot. They thus taste more like a plum but have the texture of an apricot. They also usually have the plum's darker coloration.
The pluot was created by Floyd Zaiger in the 1980s and is a registered trademark of his company, Zaiger Genetics. There are actually over 20 varieties of pluot, which vary in how much of the composition is plum and how much is apricot.Learn more about Fruits & Veggies