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Shizuka apple

Last updated 17 Aug 2014.

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Current rating: 5.0 out of 5. Total votes cast: 5
 

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29 Sep 2012 
We tried this apple for the first time today at a farmer's market. My husband & I both enjoyed it! The farmer gave us a whole apple for a sample and we ended up buying a 1/4 peck!


12 Sep 2012 
we have a couple of rows of Shizuka - they always get good flavor reviews.


20 Oct 2011 
I tried this for the first time today and like John said, it's one of the best apple varieties I've ever tasted! I usually go for red apples, specifically Galas, but this definitely gives them a run for their money!


17 Oct 2011 
We recently went apple picking and the farm had some of this variety. Since none of us had heard of it before, of course we had to try them. They were some of the best apples any of us have every had. Why you never see these in the stores surprises me.



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Same parentage as Mutsu (Crispin). Large. Yellow with red-orange blush. Sweeter with less acid than Mutsu (not necessarily preferable), but excellent flavor.

Origins

  • Species: Malus domestica
  • Parentage: Golden Delicious x Indo
  • Originates from: Japan
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 1908

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