Apple Tree – Mutsu

Apple Tree – Mutsu

Million Dollar Apple Tree The Mutsu, or Crispin, Apple is a cross between Golden Delicious and Indo apple, a cultivar first grown in Japan. It is a large to very large greenish yellow to yellow apple with a conical shape with a sweetly tart flavor. Once you taste a Mutsu apple, you’ll wonder if you’ve ever really tasted an apple before. The Mutsu apple tree provides its bounty in September, and what a bounty it is! Crisp and juicy with an alluring hint of tartness, the Mutsu apple has a unique exotic flare. Some say the flavor is closer to apple cider than simply an apple itself. Mutsu apples tend to be quite large; with a round shape and yellow coloration that has green tones. It has creamy white flesh and is delicious eaten right off the tree. It also is an excellent apple for baking, pies, sauces, salads and long term storage. The Mutsu tends to be a prolific producer so you’re sure to have plenty of apples to share. Your Mutsu apple tree will not only provide outstanding apples, but is also an attractive tree for the home landscape. Spring flowers will adorn your tree with their subtle pinks and whites, drawing pollinators to your yard. It can grow 10-20 feet, and its vibrant, green leaves will present a lush, healthy appearance in your yard all summer long. Among the various choices in apple trees, the Mutsu is certainly an excellent one. It’s easy to see why it’s called a “million dollar apple” and its large size has contributed to the nickname,oven buster-You don’t need many to make a pie.  Make sure trees you buy are measured from the ground up! While this may sound a bit sneaky, the sad truth is some nurseries try to make their trees seem taller by including the roots in the height.  Even worse, others will charge you for a large tree but then hack them down to save money on shipping. We sell our trees with the height measured from the base up.  When you buy a tree from Nature Hills Nursery, it will be the height you paid for after you plant it.  We take pride in delivering the highest quality plants with healthy roots and full, well-established stems and foliage.  You can buy in confidence with our one year plant guarantee.  Our trees are always in high demand.  Order now before they sell out  *Large to Very Large Green-Golden Fruit  *Small Tree  *Prolific Producer    

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Zumi Crabapple

Zumi Crabapple

Stunning Spring Display and Winter Fruit Zumi Crabapple is an ornamental tree.  Its semi-dwarf nature makes it perfect for a background planting in your perennial bed, as a hedge along an outbuilding or an accent plant near your patio. Your Zumi Crabapple is prized for its spring display of small, white blooms.  You’ll love how the blossoms seem to blanket the tree in pristine color!  The fragrant flowers will delight your senses and beacon to your yard’s pollinators, drawing them in for a taste of sweet nectar.  Dark green foliage is another lively feature of your Zumi, presenting a lovely backdrop for the soon-to-develop scarlet-red crabapples.  The tiny globes will dangle amid your Zumi’s branches well into the winter, a pretty picture amid the usual browns and greys of the season.  You can pick some of the fruit for your own use, or leave it for your birds as a helping hand through the cold months.  As if all this weren’t enough, the autumn foliage will transform your tree to a long-lasting display of orange in your landscape. Zumi Crabapple is a deciduous tree with a pyramidal form, dense foliage and a rounded habit.  It will grow to about 20 feet in height with an equal spread.  It’s resistant to Cedar Apple Rust and quite disease hardy.  Zumi Crabapple is amenable to pruning if you’d like to shape it a bit, and does fine in urban environments.  It’s not even fussy about soil types and with optimal conditions, can be expected to live up to 50 years. The Zumi Crabapple is often the standard by which other flowering trees are compared.  Plant one today to begin enjoying its marvelous attributes. * Spring and fall display * Winter interest * Fruit * Wildlife interest * Hardy

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