Malus domestica 'Mutsu'
Variety description: This cultivar is the result of a cross between 'Golden Delicious' and the Japanese variety 'Indo'. Very large round fruit. Mild sub-acid flavor, excellent dessert apple. Vigorous growth habit. Triploid, requires a pollinator. Ripens in late September or early October.
Grafted onto dwarf Geneva 41, a blight resistant and productive rootstock. Trees require staking. Good for training into an espalier. Trees are 35-40% of standard or about 8-12' at maturity.
Site requirements: Full sun location. Apples will grow in a range of soil types provided the planting location is well drained. Soil pH of 6.5 is ideal.
Hardiness: USDA zones 5-9.
Plant size: Grafted tree, 3 ft. tall with strong central leader. .
When we ship: Available for FALL 2016 shipping. Potted plants also available at the nursery this spring.
Shipping restrictions: Cannot ship to Canada.
Organically grown by Cricket Hill Garden, in compliance with CT NOFA Farmer's Pledge.