Fuji apples are medium-sized fruits that range from 6 to 8 centimeters diameter. They are round or ovate-shaped shape that has an appearance that is slightly lopsided. The skin is semi-thick with a waxy texture and an underlying yellow-green color, which is encased with red-pink stripes and blush. Fuji apples are known for their large range of skin colors differences between apples due to various sports being grown in different shades. The flesh is thick, aqueous and crisp. It is fine-grained and pale ivory to white with a central core encased with tiny, black-brown seeds. Fuji apples are crisp and acid-free making a light and balanced sweet tart flavor that is a blend of honey and citrus.
Fuji apples which are botanically known as Malus domestica is a late-ripening variety which belongs to the Rosaceae family. The Japanese cultivar that was created was bred with two American varieties and is thought to be among the sweetest varieties of apples that are available on the market worldwide. Fuji apples also happen to be among the most popular varieties of cultivars in China as well as China, the United States, and Japan today. Fuji apple varieties are named for the place they were created, Fujisaki, and were chosen for their delicious flavor with a crisp texture, a firm flesh, and their extended storage capacity. In addition to the Fuji apple label there are a variety of varieties that are found in Japan that were developed by different methods of cultivating and are also known as moon and sun-fuji. Sun-fuji apples can receive direct sunlight while growing to increase the sugar content of the flesh. Moon fuji apples are stowed in bags and shielded from sunlight until the time comes for them to pick.