Malus domestica ‘Fuji’
One of the best home-grown apples, Fuji offers super crisp, sweet, and juicy fruit with skin that ranges from yellow-green with red highlights to mostly red. Exceptional for fresh eating. Stores well; great for baking. Ripens in October. Plant a pollinizer such as Granny Smith, Honeycrisp™ or Red Delicious. Recommended chill: 350 – 400 hours.
Light Needs: Full sun
Watering Needs: Water deeply, regularly – weekly, or more in extreme heat or
Average Landscape Size: Moderate growing, semi-dwarf tree; reaches 10 to 20
ft. tall and wide.
Key Feature: Exceptional Fall Fruit
Appearance: Reddish stripes and slight red blush over yellow background color
Flesh: Firm,creamy-white flesh that is fine-grained
Flavor: Crisp very juicy with a sugary-sweet flavor that resembles that
of freshly pressed apple juice
Size: Medium to large
Color: Light skin with a yellow blush, often with red stripes