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Malus domestica "Mutsu"

Common Name(s):
Crispin apple, Mutsu apple
Categories:
Edible Plants, Trees
Comment:

Mutsu apple, also called Crispin apple, is a cultivar between Golden Delicious and Indo, introduced from Japan. It is a triploid, self sterile and poor to pollinating other apple trees. Potential pollinizers would be Golden Delicious. It tends to bear biennially. This cultivar is highly susceptible to Blister Spot.

Height:
12-15 ft.
Flower:
The white flower blooms in midseason.
Zones:
4-8
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Full sun. Loamy and well-drained soil.
Edibility:
This medium to large sized fruit is aromatic, juicy, sweet, spicy and a little tart. Great for eating fresh and it can also be kept for up to 3 months if stored well. Mutsu apple can be cooked because it hold it's shape well during cooking. Ripens in late September or early October.
Width:
12-15 ft.
Tags:
deciduous

NCCES plant id: 2964

Malus domestica "Mutsu" Close up of fruit
Photo by Silverije, CC-BY-SA-3.0
Malus domestica "Mutsu" Pile of Mutsu apples
Photo by Jackie O, CC BY-NC-2.0
Malus domestica "Mutsu" Apple tree
Photo by H Flannery, CC BY-NC-SA - 2.0