Daybreak™ Fuji Apple Tree Overview
The Daybreak™ Fuji apple tree (also known as Rankin) discovered as a limb mutation of Yataka Fuji by Edward Rankin at the Twin Springs Fruit Farm near Orrtanna, Pennsylvania. The fruit is large with a pink-red blush over 80 percent of the fruit surface. In fact, it matures four weeks before standard Fuji.
The most of the characteristics of Daybreak™ Fuji are similar standard Fuji. It is excellent choice for fresh market, however, it does not store for long compared to the standard Fuji.
- Uses: Eating, Dessert
- Taste: Not very firm
- Size: Large
- Color: Pink red blush over majority of the fruit’s surface
- Hardiness Zones:
- Disease resistance:
- Harvest period: three to four weeks after Fuji, usually in the fall in mid-September
- Flowering Group:
- Cross Pollinates with: Idared, Zestar, Freedom, and Jonamac to name a few!
- Cultivation: This apple tree is precocious with any rootstock
- Storage: Doesn’t store for long