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Fruit tree comparisons



Apple tree
Shizuka

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


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


Apple tree
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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Disease resistance


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


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


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