Mutsu (apple)


Mutsu (apple)
Malus domestica 'Mutsu'
Mutsu apple.jpg
Details
Hybrid parentage 'Golden Delicious' × 'Indo apple'
Cultivar 'Mutsu'
Origin Japan Presumably Mutsu Province, Japan

The Mutsu (陸奥 ムツ?) apple (also known as Crispin) was introduced in 1948 and is a cross between the Golden Delicious and the Indo apple varieties first grown in Japan, and named after the Mutsu Province of Japan, where it was presumably first grown. [1]

Mutsu is highly susceptible to the disease Blister Spot[2].

References

  1. ^ Crispin apple
  2. ^ Blister Spot on Mutsu (Crispin) Apples, retrieved May 30, 2007

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