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Apple trees
Mutsu (Crispin)

Mutsu (or Crispin) is a high quality apple from Japan, with a good flavor, and also sharp enough for cooking.
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Using


Apple trees
Mutsu (Crispin)
Picking seasonLate
UsesEating fresh
Cooking
Juice
Dual purpose (eat + cook)
CroppingGood
Keeping (of fruit)3 months or more
Flavor style (apples)Sweet/Sharp
Cooking resultKeeps shape
Fruit persistenceNormal ripening
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Growing


Apple trees
Mutsu (Crispin)
Gardening skillAverage
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Pollination group3
Pollinating othersPoor
PloidyTriploid
VigourVigorous
Bearing regularityBiennial tendency
Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
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Disease resistance


Apple trees
Mutsu (Crispin)
General resistancePoor
ScabSome susceptibility
MildewSome resistance
FireblightSome susceptibility
Cedar apple rustSome susceptibility
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Climate


Apple trees
Mutsu (Crispin)
Cold hardiness (USDA)(5) -20F / -29C
Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20C - 24C / 68F - 75F)
Warm (25C - 30C / 76F - 85F)
Hot (>30C / 86F)
Chill requirementLow-chill
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Identification


Apple trees
Mutsu (Crispin)
Country of originJapan
Period of origin1900 - 1949
Fruit colorGreen
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