Mutsu Apple Trees
Mutsu apple tree was originated in Japan in the 1940′s and this is an offspring of Golden Delicious.
Fruit Description and Characteristics:
Apple trees have lot of varieties. One of its type known as Mutsu in its native and USA is a very delicious. Crispin looks as large golden apple and big enough for a single person. People use to like it for its excellent, sweet and tasty dessert favor. Mutsu apple is a little different from other kinds of apples. Its large size and juicy acidity makes it different among other varieties of apples. It’s an excellent one for the kitchen and can be used for multiple purposes. The color varies from yellow and has tones of green. Once you taste a Mutsu apple you will feel like you have never tasted an apple before. Mutsu apple has a creamy colored inside part with a sweet and tartaric taste. These have multi purposes, can be cooked for sauce or used for making pickle also. The colors of its flowers are pink and white.
Pollination of Mutsu Tree:
The important thing to be aware of is that Mutsu is a triploid variety. It requires two separate partners for pollination in close proximity. Good candidates for cross pollination of Mutsu trees are ‘Ein Shemer’, ‘Liberty’, ‘Dorsett Golden’, ‘Spartan’ and ‘Gala’. It is a strong growing tree and can endure a few problems without too much effect. Its fruit size is large enough. Mutsu is triploid variety and therefore unsuitable as a pollinator of others.
Feasible Climate and Growth:
Mutsu apple trees like a warm climate followed by cool fall nights. One of its characteristics is of high maintenance. This plant requires ph level ranging from 5.5 to 7.5. Mutsu apple tree is a very vigorous spreading tree and produces spurs freely. It is heavy cropper and prone to canker. Mutsu is triploid variety and therefore unsuitable as a pollinator of others. Its greenish yellow color, flavor and size differentiate it from other types of apple fruits. Mutsu apple trees grow 10-20 feet and it is one of the best choices among all the types of apple trees. It provides its bounty in September and a delicious bounty it is. It can provide extraordinary amounts of apples.
Benefits and Uses:
It’s an excellent one for the kitchen and can be used for multiple purposes. It’s also known as Crispin and has a dual purpose, both pleasant as an apple and also versatile in kitchen. Mutsu apple is equally popular and good for fresh use or kitchen. The Mutsu apple tree not just provides delicious apple fruit but also an appealing and attractive tree for the landscape. Its green leaves will present and ever healthy and refreshing affect on the surroundings.