Fuji

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Originally developed in Japan in the late 1930s and named after the famous Mt. Fuji, U.S.-grown Fujis began appearing in markets in the 1980s. Fuji is a cross between Ralls Janet and Red Delicious. This variety's popularity is skyrocketing, thanks to its sweet flavor and firmness. They are available year round, beginning in September.

  • Fuji apples are bi-colored, typically striped with yellow and red
  • Ripens in mid-September