Photo by Melody
We rolled out several small fixes on January 29. If you encounter any problems, please report them in the designated thread in the DG Site Updates forum.

PlantFiles: Apple
Malus x domestica 'Opal'

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Malus (MAY-lus) (Info)
Species: x domestica (doh-MESS-tik-a) (Info)
Cultivar: Opal

» View all varieties of Apples

One member has or wants this plant for trade.

Unknown - Tell us

Unknown - Tell us

Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Unknown - Tell us

Rootstock Vigor:
Unknown - Tell us

Bearing Habit:
Unknown - Tell us

Disease Resistance:
Unknown - Tell us

Fruit Usage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Click thumbnail
to view:

By vossner
Thumbnail #1 of Malus x domestica by vossner

By vossner
Thumbnail #2 of Malus x domestica by vossner


1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive vossner On Feb 21, 2012, vossner from Richmond, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

Sweet and juicy yellow variety. Was produced by crossing Golden Delicious with Topaz in 2006. Origin: Institute of Experimental Botany Prague (Strizovice), CZ
Tree: Diploid, moderately vigorous, spreading, branching dense, fruiting spurs medium to short
Blossom: Mid-season, slightly before Golden Delicious, flowers heavily with slight alternance
Picking time: Early October, together with Golden Delicious, only slight fruit thinning appears to be required, eating maturity 3 weeks after picking
Productivity: Similar to Golden Delicious
Keeping quality: In natural storage until April
Fruit: Medium, round-conical, height:width ratio 0.90, ribbing very weak, stem medium, russet in stem cavity, can radiate to side of fruit, skin color yellow to yellow-orange, flesh yellow, firm, fine to medium grained, medium juicy, full flavored, sweet (15.2 % Brix), mild-subacid, very good
Diseases: Resistant to scab (Vf), tolerant to powdery mildew, bitter pit does not occur

We recommend Firefox
Overwhelmed? There's a lot to see here. Try starting at our homepage.

[ Home | About | Advertise | Media Kit | Mission | Featured Companies | Submit an Article | Terms of Use | Tour | Rules | Privacy Policy | Contact Us ]

Back to the top

Copyright © 2000-2015 Dave's Garden, an Internet Brands company. All Rights Reserved.

Hope for America