Morning Mist™ (Fugachee Fuji cv.) apple

Morning-Mist_Fugachee

Comments

Outstanding characteristics are the better color than standard Fuji and ripens at least 2 weeks ahead of the standard Fuji.
Productive tree.

Commercial or trial status

Commercial

Origin

Discovered as a sport mutation of its parent “Fuji” tree in a cultivated orchard near Brewster, Washington in 1998.

Maturity Season

Early

Maturity

Matures 2 weeks before Fiero.

Cropping

First picking date in 2008 in Washington State, USA, was early by their dates; about September 21 and last picking date was about September 26 (mid to late March in Southern Hemisphere).

Fruit

Moderate juiciness and sweetness with a delicate aroma and nil astringency. Average 18° Brix. 

Fruit size

Medium size, approximately 80mm.

Skin

Intensity of colour is bright. Solid red flush, red in colour over 95% of the fruit.

Flesh

Creamy, firm flesh.