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Apple tree
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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Growing


Apple tree
Mutsu (Crispin)
Gardening skillAverage
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Pollination group3
Pollinating othersPoor
PloidyTriploid
Bearing regularityBiennial tendency
Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
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Using


Apple tree
Mutsu (Crispin)
Picking seasonLate
UsesEating fresh
Culinary
Juice
Dual purpose
CroppingGood
Keeping (of fruit)3 months or more
Flavor style (apples)Sweet/Sharp
Cooking resultKeeps shape
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Disease resistance


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


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


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