Kiku

Very Sweet
Discovered 1990 Northern Italy
Parentage A sport of Fuji
Harvest Late Season
DESCRIPTION

Kiku is a medium to large, round apple, mostly red with a few yellow streaks and highlights. Its light-crisp, juicy flesh is similar in texture to Jonagold or Honeycrisp, and it is very sweet, with a hint of citrus. It keeps well.

HISTORY

A sport variety of Fuji, Kiku is redder and sweeter than its parent. It was discovered by South Tyrolean apple breeder Luis Braun during a visit to Japan.