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Mutsu (Crispin) Apple Tree Malus domestica 'Mutsu'

  • Mutsu (Crispin) Apple Tree
  • Mutsu (Crispin) Apple Tree
  • Mutsu (Crispin) Apple Tree
  • Mutsu (Crispin) Apple Tree
Regular price $79.95 Sale price

  • 4-5 ft.
  • 5-6 ft.

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Product Details

Mature Height: 12-15 ft.
Mature Width: 12-15 ft.
Sunlight: Full Sun
Growth Rate: Moderate
Harvest Time: Late September
Year to Bear: Can Fruit the 1st year!
Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Mutsu'
Does Not Ship To: AZ, CA, ID, OR
Grows Well In Zones: 4-8 outdoors
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      4-8 outdoors

Growing Zones: 4-8 outdoors

(hardy down to -20℉)

Product Description

Get the Most Popular Apple for Baking in 1 Year

Why Mutsu Apple Trees?

The crisp, juicy Mutsu (also known as Crispin) is one of the most popular varieties of apples. Why? Because they’re delicious right off the branch, and their sweet yet tart flavor adds an extraordinary flair to cooked dishes. And you get fruit after your tree’s very first year of growth.

Bakers love this apple for a reason. The Mutsu Apple has a unique texture ideal for preparing pies and coarsely-grained flesh that holds up well when baked, making the Mutsu a favorite amongst baking enthusiasts. And since it’s notably larger than other varieties, you can make a full pie with as few as three apples!

Why is Better
Basically, we’ve put in the extra work for your Mutsu so you don’t have to. Though your Mutsu Apple Tree will need another apple tree variety planted nearby to fruit, it’s easy once you do. As long as you have your pollinator, you’ll have tons of fruit because we’ve grafted, grown and nurtured our Mutsu Apple Trees from day one.

Plus, we take pride in our trees, so our horticultural experts are with you every step of the way. When you order your Mutsu, you get more than just a tree – you get a guarantee of fast, delicious and healthy fruit. Order your own Mutsu Apple Tree today!

Pollination Info

Mutsu (Crispin) Apple Tree Pollination

Mutsu (Crispin) Apple Trees are not self-fertile. You will need to plant another variety to achieve fruiting. Below are the most effective pollinators we have chosen for your area...

Planting & Care

1. Planting: Start by choosing a location with well-drained soil and full sun (around 6 hours of sunlight per day). Keep in mind that trees should be spaced away from buildings. When you're ready to plant, dig a hole that it is at least twice the diameter and the same depth of the tree’s root ball. Place the tree into the hole and gently spread its roots into the hole. Back fill the hole with the soil, tamp down and mulch to keep soil moist. Finally, water to settle.

2. Watering: The Mutsu Apple grows best when it has evenly moist soil. It can tolerate periods of drought when established, but its crop production may be reduced. Generally, you should water your tree about once weekly. If you're not sure when to water, however, simply check the soil about 2 or 3 inches down. If it's dry here, it's time to water.

3. Fertilizer: Apply a general purpose fertilizer, such as a 10-10-10 formula, to the Mutsu in the early spring before the foliage of the tree starts to emerge. Follow the directions on the fertilizer's label for ratios.

4. Pollination: The Mutsu Apple requires a pollinator to set an ample crop of apples. Plant a Gala, Fuji, or Granny Smith to help ensure pollination. A pollinator tree should be located somewhere within 25 feet of the Mutsu for adequate pollination.

5. Pruning: Your Apple Tree will need very little pruning during its first few years. Mature apple trees require annual pruning. Prune away any shoots that grow beneath the tree’s graft bud, and remove any dead or diseased limbs.

Shipping Details

Shipping Alert:

You can still order, but due to cold weather, we have delayed shipping to the areas shaded on the map below. We want your new plant to thrive right out of the box, so we will wait on shipping your order until the weather is ideal. This includes anyone in Growing Zones 3, 4, 5 & 6. If you are unsure of your growing zone, visit our Growing Zone Finder.

Some plants are not available for immediate shipment, and delayed delivery is noted.

We will resume normal shipping in the Spring. Please see the table below for your approximate ship date.

Zone Map
Growing Zone Shipping Resumes
Zones 3 & 4 Week of May 3rd
Zone 5 Week of April 10th
Zone 6 Week of March 29th
Zones 7 - 11 Ships Now!

Estimated Shipping Time: Most orders ship immediately. As noted on the website, some items are seasonal, and may only ship in spring or fall. Once your order is shipped, you'll receive an email with a tracking number.

Amount of Order Shipping Charge
Less than $15 $11.95
$15.00-$23.99 $13.95
$24.00-$39.99 $16.95
$40.00-$79.99 $19.95
$80.00-$98.99 $24.95
$99.00-$128.99 $29.95
$129.00-$148.99 $39.95
$149.00-$178.99 $49.95

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I recommend this product
Mutsu apple tree

So far so good, tree arrived during a heat wave. 100+ temps in the mountains is not normal but after a week of watering everyday the little tree has started producing small leaves and now the rainy season is here I think its gonna make it. Hopefully fruit will show up next year well see.

Lucinda J.
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I recommend this product
excellent service

I was so very pleased when my trees were shipped to me. They were much bigger than I thought they would be. Very well grown. Very easy to plant.

United States United States
I recommend this product
Apple Tree

The Mutsu Tree arrived very healthy and pretty with a few apples already on it. I planted it the next day. It was thriving and looking great. However, I think deer like them too. Yesterday, a deer was eating all the lower leaves. I have leaves left on top. Maybe, it will survive if I can keep the deer away. I scared the deer off, but I fear it will be back to finish the meal. Any suggestions for protecting the tree from deer? I would order the tree again. I have ordered other trees from Fast Growing Trees and they are doing well.

Richard L.
United States United States
I recommend this product
First trees

All of the three trees were easy to plant and seem to have accepted thier ground locations.

John D.
United States United States
I recommend this product
Excellent Plants

Hello Pam The Mutsu Apple tree arrived with no damage or problems and it is growing very nicely. In fact it has already bloomed in several places. My ***’s Orange Pippin Apple tree arrived on Monday the 11th of May. It also was in good shape as was the Minerva Rose of Sharon shrub. The Arkansas Black Apple tree that arrived in early April is growing very nicely as well. I purchased 3 other apple trees and 2 peach trees from your nursery in the fall of 2019 and all of them are doing excellent. I was concerned about planting them so late in the growing season; if they would be able to be strong enough to survive the winter. But they have and both peach trees have bloomed and already have small peaches on them and two of the three apple trees have bloomed and have apples developing . That is why I placed any order with your company for three more trees. I am very, very satisfied with your product. I still have room on the several acres that we have for more fruit trees and because of the quality of your product I intend to plant more in the future. I was reluctant at first to order trees on line, but I am now glad that I did especially from your company. Thank You John Dingess