TriumphTM apple tree
Malus domestica 'Triumph'
- Picking season: Late
- Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
- Pollination group: 3
Also known as MN80, Triumph is a new release from the well-regarded University of Minnesota apple breeding program.
Triumph apple trees for the northern states for sale
1Small 1-year bare-root tree
Mature height: 6ft-9ft after 10 years
2Medium 1-year bare-root tree
Mature height: 8ft-12ft after 10 years
3Large 1-year bare-root tree
Mature height: 10ft-16ft after 10 years
We are now accepting pre-orders for the spring 2024 planting season.
Triumph is a new cold-hardy disease-resistant apple, released in 2021 by the University of Minnesota.
The apples ripen towards the end of September, and have a tart flavor. They can be stored in a fridge for 3 months or more.
Triumph is a cross between Honeycrisp and Liberty, and can perhaps be regarded as an improved Honeycrisp.
How to grow
Triumph appears to have resistance to fire blight and scab, but some susceptibility to cedar apple rust. It is a good choice for organic growers.
As you would expect from a variety from Minnesota, it is reliably cold-hardy to zone 4.
Advice on fruit tree pollination.
Triumph as developed by the University of Minnesota, under the reference MN80. It is the latest in a long line of cold-hardy apple varieties stretching back over a hundred years.
- Gardening skillBeginner
- Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
- Pollination group3
- Pollinating othersAverage
- Bearing regularityRegular
- Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
- Picking seasonLate
- UsesEating fresh
- Keeping (of fruit)3 months or more
- Flavor style (apples)Sweet/SharpSharper
- General resistanceGood
- FireblightSome resistance
- ScabVery resistant
- Cedar apple rustSome susceptibility
- Cold hardiness (USDA)(4) -30F / -34C
- Country of originUnited States
- Period of origin2000
Honeycrisp is a cold-hardy disease-resistant apple - it shows just how good modern apples have become.
Liberty is a popular disease-resistant apple, large crops of bright red apples, similar to McIntosh.