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Aztec

Whole tree mutation of Fuji discovered in Nelson, New Zealand in 1996

The most planted blushed strain of high colour Fuji in NZ, with large plantings in Europe and North America. The exceptional colour of Aztec has made it a stand out cultivar.

Royalty: $2.50/tree

This variety is one of the most planted strains of Fuji in New Zealand and has over 2,000,000 trees planted in Europe and North America. The exceptional colour of Aztec has made it a stand-out cultivar. This allows it to stand in the market for coloured Fuji on its own merits despite it not being a highly striped selection. It is an excellent choice in areas requiring early colour development. Performing well on M9.

This highly coloured Fuji is certain to deliver results for the grower and the marketer. It is available for all growers to plant and for all marketers to sell, with only a per tree royalty and no production royalties or trademark user fees.

Under licence from Waimea Variety Management. 

Protected by NZ PVR #1960.

 

 

Fruit

 

Size

Medium to large


Colour

Block red with underlying stripe mutation of fuji

Texture & Flavour

Crisp, sweet and juicy

Shape

Round

Harvest

Late season

Storage

Medium to long

Tree

 

Type

Strong vigour with pendulous growth habit

Flowering

Mid to late season

Productivity

Highly productive