Developed in Japan, the Fuji apple was introduced in 1962. Blooms well. Heavy bearer. High quality apple. Medium sized fruit with a tall, rectangular shape. A yellow-green skin with orange to red stripes. Crisp, juicy, white flesh with good texture. Requires about 140-160 days from bloom to harvest. Ripens mid-September. Stores well. Vigorous, productive, somewhat bushy tree. Needs some annual detailed pruning. Self fruitful. A great variety for the south, since it is heat resistant. 400-600 hours of chilling. Zones 6-9. Pollination partners include Gala, Granny Smith, Honeycrisp, Jonathan, Pink Lady, Yellow Delicious, Enterprise dwarf, Mollies Delicious, Southern Crabapple.