Volume 24 Number 4 Article 6 Pages: 89-89
Year 1970 Month 10
Title: Mutsi Crispin Apple
The following item concerning the
Japanese apple variety, Mutsu, by R.
F. Carlson, is reprinted from "Compact
"Most pomologists, fruit growers,
nurserymen and others are familiar
with double named varieties.
the Beacon-Fenton apple, and
Bartlett-Williams pear no doubt have
puzzled many, but affected sales and
taste very little.
Now, another doublenamed
apple has come to the forethe
Some of our English
counterparts came up with a
name more descriptive for the Mutsu
The apple is crisp in bite and
taste -hence the name Crispin, in
place of Mutsu."
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