Topper

Topper is an excellent plum and brings extremely early, high and regular yields. Because of its slow growth, it is especially suitable for intensive orcharding and home gardens. It is perfectly suited for fresh consumption due to its excellent aroma.

Parents:

,Cacak's Beste' x ,Auerbacher'

Growth:

slowly growing

Blossom:

medium late, self-fertile, rain and frost resistant

Ripeness:

late, ripening with/after ,Hauszwetschge' (house plum)

Appearance:

mid-size to large fruit, longish plum-shaped, blue, pruinose

Quality:

yellow flesh, can be removed easily from the stone, firm and juicy, good storability

Taste:

excellent, aromatic, the excellent aroma suffers from overhanging, thinning is therefore recommended

Crop yield:

very early onsetting, very high, regular

Special notes:

good leaf and wood healthiness, hardly susceptible to monilia, the fruit is sharka (plum pox virus) resistant; because of its high yield thinning is recommended; in some years ,Topper' has a dispositin to twin fruits

 

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