Crimson® Topaz

Crimson® Topaz
(Topaz Cv.)

A Rubin x Vanda cross, Crimson® Topaz is a promising scab-resistant dessert apple harvesting one week before Golden Delicious.  The fruit is medium in size, crisp and juicy with good flavor.  It has a 70% orange-red striping color over a yellow background.  The growth habit is spur-like, vigorous and upright.  This variety is resistant to apple scab and moderately resistant to mildew, however, it is susceptible to fire blight.

Propagated Rootstocks:
Bud 9, EMLA 7, G-11


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Maturity Chart

Use this list to help choose fruit trees which yield fruit at different times throughout the season. (Harvest dates are approximate for south central PA. Adjust accordingly for other locations.)

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About Rootstock

Rootstocks are plants with pre-established root systems onto which a cutting or a bud from another plant is grafted, allowing for control of vigor and/or disease-resistant abilities.

Rootstock Chart

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Pollination Charts

Many fruit tree varieties are not self-fertile. In order to have successful pollination, it may be necessary to have two different varieties of tree.

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