Mutsu Apple Tree
Million Dollar Apple Tree
The Mutsu, or Crispin, Apple is a cross between Golden Delicious and Indo apple, a cultivar first grown in Japan. It is a large to very large greenish yellow to yellow apple with a conical shape with a sweetly tart flavor.
Once you taste a Mutsu apple, you’ll wonder if you’ve ever really tasted an apple before. The Mutsu apple tree provides its bounty in September, and what a bounty it is!
Crisp and juicy with an alluring hint of tartness, the Mutsu apple has a unique exotic flare. Some say the flavor is closer to apple cider than simply an apple itself.
Mutsu apples tend to be quite large; with a round shape and yellow coloration that has green tones. It has creamy white flesh and is delicious eaten right off the tree. It also is an excellent apple for baking, pies, sauces, salads and long term storage. The Mutsu tends to be a prolific producer so you’re sure to have plenty of apples to share.
Your Mutsu apple tree will not only provide outstanding apples, but is also an attractive tree for the home landscape. Spring flowers will adorn your tree with their subtle pinks and whites, drawing pollinators to your yard. It can grow 10-20 feet, and its vibrant, green leaves will present a lush, healthy appearance in your yard all summer long.
Among the various choices in apple trees, the Mutsu is certainly an excellent one. It’s easy to see why it’s called a “million dollar apple” and its large size has contributed to the nickname,"oven buster"-You don't need many to make a pie.
We take pride in delivering the highest quality plants with healthy roots and full, well-established stems and foliage.
* Large to Very Large Green-Golden Fruit
* Small Tree
* Prolific Producer
|Brand||Nature Hills Nursery|
|Botanical Name||Malus 'Mutsu'|
|Mature Height||Semi-Dwarf: 15 - 20 feet|
|Mature Spread||6 - 8 feet|
|Soil Type||Widely Adaptable|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|
|Fruiting Time||3 - 5 years|