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Crimson® Topaz CV. Apple on G.935 (Spring 2024)


A delicious disease-resistant dessert apple that is easy to grow. Also known as Topaz.

This tree is precocious and vigorous. Generally healthy and resistant to scab and mildew, Crimson® Topaz cv. is an excellent choice for the home gardener who wants an easy tree that produces an apple of the highest quality. It is suitable for the organic grower; its only weakness is a moderate suscepibility to fireblight. Thinning is recommended to maintain fruit size.

The fruit is an attractive crimson and orange flushed over a yellow background. The flesh is crisp, juicy, and sweet-tart, very similar to Honeycrisp. It is slow to brown when cut, and it makes a great salad apple.

Crimson® Topaz cv. was developed in the late 1990s in the Czech Republic. Its parents are Vanda and Rubin, both of which have Lord Lambourne in their parentage. This offspring has the aromatic acidity of Lord Lambourne, but in a crisper packaging.

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This tree is precocious and vigorous. Generally healthy and resistant to scab and mildew, Crimson® Topaz cv. is an excellent choice for the home gardener who wants an easy tree that produces an apple of the highest quality. It is suitable for the organic grower; its only weakness is a moderate suscepibility to fireblight. Thinning is recommended to maintain fruit size.

The fruit is an attractive crimson and orange flushed over a yellow background. The flesh is crisp, juicy, and sweet-tart, very similar to Honeycrisp. It is slow to brown when cut, and it makes a great salad apple.

Crimson® Topaz cv. was developed in the late 1990s in the Czech Republic. Its parents are Vanda and Rubin, both of which have Lord Lambourne in their parentage. This offspring has the aromatic acidity of Lord Lambourne, but in a crisper packaging.


The Fruit

Fruit Type

Category: Apple
Subcategory: Disease-Resistant, Hot-Climate

Fruit Uses & Storage

Uses: fresh eating, baking, canning, jelly, sauce
Storage duration: one to three months (approximate, depending on storage conditions)

Fruit Appearance

Skin color: red
Flesh color: cream

Fruit Origins

Parentage: Vanda x Rubin
Origin: Prague, Czech Republic
Introduced in: 1990s
Introduced by: Institute of Experimental Botany, Prague

The Environment

Calendar & Geography

USDA zones: 5 - 8
Chill hours: Not yet determined
Ripening date: Oct 13 (approximate, in New York State) + 28 days after McIntosh

Tree Height & Spacing

Rootstock: G.935 Rootstock
Rootstock size class: Semi-Dwarf (40% of Standard)
Tree spacing (natural spread of tree): 12'
Good for wildlife planting? N

Diseases & Pests

Powdery Mildew: Resistant
Apple Scab: Resistant
Fireblight: Susceptible

Pollination

Pollination Factors

Bloom group: 3
Is it self-fertile? N
Is it fertile? Y
Ploidy: Diploid
Rootstock size class: Semi-Dwarf (40% of Standard)

Pollination Partners

This table shows the first few results from a full search for pollenizers of Crimson® Topaz CV. Apple on G.935. Please see our Pollenizer Search to run other queries and read how the application uses various factors. Also read more about fruit tree pollination.

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Stoke Red Apple on G.969 2024 30
Chisel Jersey Apple on G.969 2024 30
Major Apple on G.935 2024 28
Pomme Gris Apple on G.935 2024 28
Kingston Black Apple on G.935 2024 21
Geneva Tremlett's Bitter Apple on G.969 2024 20

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