Malus domestica 'Fuji'
|Description||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 in October. Plant a pollenizer such as Granny Smith, Honeycrisp™ or Red Delicious. Recommended chill: 350 - 400 hours.|
|Watering||Once established water during dry spells.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing, semi-dwarf tree; reaches 10 to 20 ft. tall and wide.|
|Care||Provide enriched, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly during first few growing seasons to develop an extensive root system; once established, reduce frequency. Apply fertilizer in early spring. Prune as needed to remove dead wood and to maintain desired size and shape. Thin heavy crops in late spring to prevent damage from overbearing.|
|Lore||Fuji is self-fertile but benefits from a nearby pollenizer for an increased yield. They are notoriously slow to produce a viable crop, but once they begin producing frui|
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