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Fuji

Fuji is a medium to large apple, with orange-red skin. It has some sweetness from its Red Delicious parent, but it is denser and more complex. Its flesh is firm, crisp and juicy. Author Frank Browning includes Fuji in his list of 20 Prize Apples in his book Apples. Fuji is an excellent fresh eating apple, and it is good dried. It’s also a great keeper, maintaining its quality for up to one year refrigerated or several weeks left in a fruit bowl. Fuji ripens in late October.

A newer, redder strain is known as Aztec Fuji.

Discovered: 1939, Japan

Parentage: Red Delicious x Ralls Janet

Harvest: Late Season

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The 2022 New England Apples wall calendar is here!

Every month features:

  • Beautiful photographs of New England orchards by Russell Steven Powell and Bar Lois Weeks (plus front and back covers — 14 in all);
  • Photographs and descriptions of a different apple; and
  • A health tip about the benefits of eating apples.

Inside the back cover is a list of orchards, complete with contact information and websites.

Order yours by sending $10 to:

New England Apples, PO Box 41, Hatfield, MA 01038

Price includes postage and handling.

Or better yet, support New England’s apple growers by becoming a member of New England Apple Association, and receive a calendar as our gift!

New England Apples individual membership form

For more information, write to info@newenglandapples.org.