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Fuji (early) apple tree

Fuji (early) is listed in the RHS Plants for Pollinators
  • Picking season: Mid
  • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Pollination group: 3
Early ripening forms of the Fuji apple variety.

Fuji (early) apple trees for sale

  • Small 1-year bare-root tree $38.95
    Mature height: 6ft-9ft after 10 years
    G.11 rootstock
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The popular crisp sweet Fuji apple is not easy to grow in cooler climates because it needs an exceptionally growing season. However there are a number of sports or variants of Fuji such as Beni Shogun, Rising Sun, and September Wonder, which feature the crisp sweetness of the original Fuji - but ripen up to 4 weeks earlier.

If you are in zones 5 or 6, or in an area such as the Pacific North West where the maritime climate moderates sunlight hours, early Fuji is more likely to succeed than the original late-season variety.

Fuji (early) characteristics

  • Gardening skillAverage
  • Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
  • Pollination group3
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • PloidyDiploid
  • Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
  • WildlifeRHS Plants for Pollinators
  • Picking seasonMid
  • UsesEating fresh
  • CroppingHeavy
  • Keeping (of fruit)1-2 months
  • Flavor style (apples)Sweeter
  • Juice styleSweeter
  • General resistanceAverage
  • FireblightSome resistance
  • ScabSome susceptibility
  • Cold hardiness (USDA)(5) -20F / -29C
  • Country of originUnited States
  • Flesh colourWhite
  • Fruit colorPink
  • Fruit sizeAverage

Similar varieties

  • See also Fuji
    Developed in Japan, but with all-American parents, Fuji is a very attractive apple with a good sweet flavor.