Fuji

Fuji

Family:
Rosaceae – Rose family
Species:
Malus domestica

Origin

The Fuji apple was bred during the year 1939 in Morioka, Japan and was developed from a cross breeding between the Rall’s Janet and Red Delicious.

Fruit

The Fuji has a gently pink to crimson, easily striped, opaque colour on a yellow-greenish primary colour. It is medium sized, compact and very juicy. An occasional occurrence of an easy glassiness attests to the high sugar content.

Flavour

The taste of the Fuji is extremely aromatic and it is a firm, juicy and sweet apple.

Maturity

From the beginning until the middle of October.

Storage

It may be put in cold storage until the end of of April and in CA storage until at the end of of June.

Recommendation

Due to its extraordinary sweetness and the firm flesh, the Fuji goes especially well in cakes or sweets.