Kiku™

An exotic apple with a super sweet taste, up to 20% sweeter than traditional Fuji apples.

Attractive ruby-red stripe colour and very juicy.

 

Key Features

  1. Uniquely Striped hi-colour Fuji variety

  2. 20% sweeter than traditional Fuji

  3. Delivering premium returns in Asian and North American markets

Characteristics

The Fruit

  • Size: 78–85mm average
  • Shape: Round consistent
  • Colour: Ruby red stripe with yellow/green base
  • Texture and flavour: Fine texture, crunchy, very sweet

The Tree

  • Type: Medium sized, upright to horizontal spreading
  • Flowering: Mid
  • Productivity: 80–100 tonnes per hectare

Kiku™ Availability

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Kiku™
Domestic Production

Origin

  • A high colour Fuji variety discovered in Japan in 1990
  • Developed in Italy
  • Planted in New Zealand since 2006

Storage

  • Outstanding storage life— up to 8 months in CA
  • Good shelf life if kept in ambient storage

License

  • Semi-exclusive license in New Zealand

Contact

New Zealand Supply
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