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About this Mutsu Apple tree

Owner: Phillip

Location:  Los Olivos, CALIFORNIA, United States

Age: Planted in about
Soil characteristics at this location: sandy clay loam. 
Climate at this location: Central Valley of California. 800 chill hours. Hot summers (average daytime in the 80's F.
Pruning: prune each year in the early spring
Age of this tree: 10 - 20 years
Tree form: Not sure
Height: Taller than 15ft / 4m
Cropping: Heavy crops
Growth characteristics: This tree grows easily here
Herbicides: Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides: Chemical treatments
Main local pests: Cottling moth, scab

Owner's comments

This tree is a heavy producer. Harvest begins in late August and lasts through the first week of October. This year, picked the last apples October 13, 2012. Good for eating and baking. Good sweetness and acid balance.

Season records for this tree

Season Blossom date Picking date / Yield Size Season notes
2012 15 May
2nd week September

Moderate coddling moth damage. Moderate to heavy fruit set. Hot august.



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