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Fuji

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1939 by H. Niitsu at the Horticultural Research Station, Nakahara, Japan. It was named in 1962. Fruits have crisp, juicy flesh with a slightly subacid flavour. Fruits often fail to mature fully in the UK.

Synonyms:
Fuji INRA Type4 - Nagafu(No2) INFEL 6671
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Ralls Janet x Delicious
Shape
Ellipsoid 2
Size
medium 2
Height
58.50mm 2
Width
62.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak-medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Russet
very low 2
Crunch
crisp 2

Accession No.
1963 - 019

  

Accession name
Fuji
Flowering time  ›››
8th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
19th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1


References:
1. NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.
2. Smith, M. (1971) National Apple Register

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