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Cactus

Synonyms: UEB 3137/1

Summary: Sweet and juicy eating apple bred in the Czech Republic by crossing Topaz and Tuscan.

Identification: Medium size, round conic. Skin smooth, no russetting. Greenish yellow base colour at harvest, becoming yellow in storage. Stem short

Characteristics: Flesh is soft, fine-grained. Very juicy, good sugar/acid balance. Vaguely aromatic.

Origins: Developed by Dr. Jaroslav TupĂ˝ at the Institute of Experimental Botany in Prague (Czech Republic) by crossing Topaz with Tuscan. Released in 2011.

Cultivation: Upright, compact columnar format. Precocious. Flowers heavily and needs post bloom thinning to ensure annual bearing.

Ploidism: Diploid. Self sterile.

8 weeks

Cold storage: Keeps for two months.

Vulnerabilities: Resistant to scab. Tolerant of powdery mildew.

Harvest: Ready for harvest at the end of the fourth period.

Status: dessert


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