Mutsu (apple)

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Malus domestica 'Mutsu'
Mutsu apple.jpg
Hybrid parentage 'Golden Delicious' × 'Indo apple'
Cultivar 'Mutsu'
Origin Presumably Mutsu Province,[citation needed] Japan

The Mutsu (睦奥 ムツ?) apple (also known as Crispin) was introduced in 1948 and is a cross between the Golden Delicious and the Indo apple varieties first grown in Japan, and named after the Mutsu Province of Japan.[1]

'Mutsu' is a triploid cultivar.[2] It is highly susceptible to the disease Blister Spot.[3]


  1. ^ Crispin apple
  2. ^ National Fruit Collection page
  3. ^ Blister Spot on Mutsu (Crispin) Apples, retrieved May 30, 2007