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Apple trees
Shizuka

A large sweet-flavored crisp eating apple from Japan.
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Using


Apple trees
Shizuka
Picking seasonLate
UsesEating fresh
Juice
CroppingHeavy
Keeping (of fruit)1-2 months
Flavor style (apples)Sweeter
Cooking resultTextured puree
Juice styleSweeter
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Growing


Apple trees
Shizuka
Gardening skillAverage
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Pollination group3
Pollinating othersPoor
PloidyTriploid
VigourSlightly large
Bearing regularityBiennial tendency
Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
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Disease resistance


Apple trees
Shizuka
General resistancePoor
ScabSome susceptibility
MildewSome resistance
FireblightSome susceptibility
Cedar apple rustSome susceptibility
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Climate


Apple trees
Shizuka
Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20C - 24C / 68F - 75F)
Warm (25C - 30C / 76F - 85F)
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Identification


Apple trees
Shizuka
Country of originJapan
Period of origin1900 - 1949
Fruit colorGreen / Yellow
Fruit sizeLarge
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