Sirius

The mixture makes the difference: ,Sirius' is a new apple variety that emphasizes all advantages in form and taste of the varieties ,Golden Delicious' and ,Topaz'. The crunchy and firm flesh tastes deliciously aromatically and the balanced sugar-acidity-ratio enamours many connoisseurs. The tree is healthy, easy to maintain and produces a good crop. The fruits can be stored for a long time.

Parents:

,Golden Delicious' x ,Topaz'

Growth:

moderate to strong, quite long fruiting wood

Blossom:

medium blooming period, triploid, pollinator are: 'Merkur'

Ripeness:

September/October, good keeping quality in natural storage until April

Appearance:

green-yellow to yellow skin, rarely a slight touch of yellow-orange

Quality:

firm, crunchy, yellow flesh, very juicy

Taste:

fully aromatic, balanced sugar-acidity-ratio, with a touch of pineapple

Crop yield:

quite early onsetting, good and regular yields

Special notes:

apple variety which is low in allergens (Obstbau 4/2011); good branching and well garnished, very good characteristics, good pack out, scab tolerant (scab resistant Rvi6), low to moderate susceptibility to mildew, no cancer so far; recommended by the Bayerische Landesanstalt für Weinbau und Gartenbau (LWG) as fruit tree novelty for (small) gardens as well as by the Landratsamt Ortenaukreis for meadow orchards and for gardens