Botanical Name: Malus x domestica ‘Fuji’
Common Name: Fuji Apple
Description: Grow this grocery store favorite in your own backyard. These crisp, juicy, and aromatic apples are quickly replacing Red Delicious in orchards. The beautiful red-streaked apples ripen in late October. Flowers bloom mid-spring. Great for making cider, eating fresh, or making pies. These apples store well in the fridge. Needs 700 chill hours. Need sun and well drained soil. Will bear fruit when 2-5 years old. Grows 12-14′ tall x 12′ wide. Deciduous.
Pollinator required. Other apples that will pollinate Fuji: Mollie’s Delicious, Gala, Golden Delicious, Jonathan, Red Delicious, Lodi.
This plant in 5-gallon containers is 4-6′ tall x 1-2′ wide, and is two years old.
Interesting Tidbit: This Fuji apple variety was introduced in the late 1900s.
Hardiness Zones 4 – 8
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