Malus domestica FujiItem #5895 USDA Hardiness Zone: 4 - 9
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One of the best home-grown apples, Fuji offers super crisp, sweet, and juicy fruit with skin that ranges from yellow-green with red highlights to mostly red. Exceptional for fresh eating. Stores well; great for baking. Ripens iin October. Plant a pollenizer such as Granny Smith, Honeycrisp or Red Delicious. Recommended chill: 350 - 400 hours.
- DetailPlant type:TreeDeciduous/evergreen:DeciduousGrowth habit:ColumnarGrowth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Reaches 10 to 30 ft. tall and 10 ft. wide.Special features:EdibleFoliage color:GreenBlooms:SpringFlower color:WhiteFlower attributesShowy FlowersCompanion PlantsLavender (Lavandula); Ornamental Onion (Allium); Yarrow (Achillea); Russian Sage (Perovskia); Salvia (Salvia); Rosemary (Rosmarinus)
- CareCare InformationProvide enriched, well drained soil. Follow a regular watering schedule to develop a deep extensive root system. Once established, water deeply at regular intervals during the growing season. Feed before new growth begins in spring with an all purpose fertilizer. Prune as needed to remove dead wood and to maintain desired size.Light Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Water regularly- weekly, or more often in extreme heat, until established.
- History & LoreHistory:Fuji apple is combination of two varieties: Red Delicious and Ralls Janet. They were developed by researchers in Japan and were first brought to market in 1962.