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Similkameen Nurseries Ltd.

Apple "Mutsu"

Regular price $41.50 CAD
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Mutsu

The Best Apple You’ll Ever Eat

            [Acid-medium/low; Sugar-medium/high; Tannin-low]

Fresh, Culinary, Cider

Sweet, Refreshing, Honeyed

Physical Attributes:
  • Shape: Very large, round
  • Skin: Green-yellow, blushes with orange when ripe. Some scabbing and russeting at the top. Can also be very pale.
  • Flesh: White-yellowish, juicy and crisp when fresh.
Flavour:

          Light, refreshing, lime peel, zingy when picked early. Spiced honey flavours after a couple months in storage.

Neat History:

            First bred Aomori Research Station in 1937-9 as a cross of Golden Delicious x Indo, released 1948. They are also commonly given as a gift to employers – bigger is better in that way. One apple can be a meal on its own

Growing Attributes:
  • Precocity: Average
  • Vigour: Above average, spreading
  • Disease Tolerance: Poor
  • Zone Hardiness: 4 (Map Link)
  • Pollination Group: III (Chart) (Triploid)
  • Cropping: Biennial tendency, heavy crops
  • Picking Season: Early October
  • Storage: 3-6 months. Smaller apples will store better.
  • Special Care: Spur-bearing. Can be encouraged to grow very large fruit.

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