Malus domestica 'TOPAZ'

Malus domestica
Malus domestica 'TOPAZ'
apple tree - late
SIZE/TYPE small tree
USUAL HEIGHT 2-3.5m
USUAL WIDTH 2-3.5m
LEAVES deciduous broadleaf
COLOUR OF LEAVES green
FLOWERS showy
COLOUR OF FLOWERS white
BLOOMING TIME April - May
LOCATION full sun
USDA zone (lowest) 5   (down to -29°C)
WINTER PROTECTION  
FOR ZONE 5+6 Code of winter protection zone 5+6
FOR ZONE 7 Code of winter protection zone 7
BELONGS TO CATEGORIES Fruit trees

Topaz is our excellent apple variety bred in the Czech Republic. It represents everything you want from a low-maintenance apple tree: great fruit, disease resistance, and hardiness.

Topaz produces high yields of large, rounded, red-striped fruit late in the season. They can be picked from October. Eaten fresh they have a sharp but sweet flavor and contain enormous amount of juice. After a few weeks of storing they become milder and very sweet, keeping their crispy texture. They store well until late March or April under good conditions.

Being self-sterile it needs another pollinator for heavy crop, such as Elstar, Fuji, Gala, Golden Delicious, Golden Reinette, James Grieve, Jonathan, Melrose, Otava, Pinova, Rajka, Rubinette, Rubinola, Spartan, Starking. It grows moderately into a mid-sized apple tree. Pruning is recommended in late winter – reduce long shoots to keep the crown compact. Hardy to min. -27°C (USDA zone 5).

Last update 17-10-2014
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GLOSSARY
  • STANDARD QUALITY - Plants of this group are 1st class quality with number of branches and overall density adequate to their size and age, considering they were container grown.
  • DE LUXE QUALITY - This label guarantees a luxurious quality of manually selected plants that, compared to their height and age, are exceptionally dense and beautiful.
  • EXTRA - These plants are usually mature and bigger specimens with exceptional overall appearance.
  • STANDARD (as described in the plant form) means a tree with a trunk of 190-210 cm and a crown at the top, unless specified differently. The commercial size for trees is their girth measured in the height of 1m from ground.
  • HOBBY - These plants are of the same quality as our standard-quality plants but younger and therefore cheaper.
  • SHRUB - a woody plant with branches growing bushy from the ground level.
  • HALF-STANDARD or MINI-STANDARD - a small tree with shorter trunk, its size is usually specified.
  • FEATHERED - These are trees with branches growing already from the base of the trunk and up along the stem.
  • GRASSES and PERENNIALS - Sizes given usually read the diameter of the pot or the clump, as specified.
LARGE PLANTS over 150 cmspecimens, screening and hedging shrubs

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