MUTSU (1 tree and grafts).
1930s, Japan.
Golden Delicious crossed with Indo.
Seed brought to Japan by Indiana school teacher and in 1940's returned to U.S.
Good fresh, beats Golden Delicious in taste tests.
Reputedly good for sauce and cider, but usually eaten fresh before this happens.
Much of the flavor is in the skin.
Ripens October, should be yellow before picking.
Short season.

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