Here's a bit from the column: "Luis Braun, an apple grower in Italy's South Tyrol, was vacationing in Japan when he visited some Fuji apple orchards. The Fuji apple originated in Fujisaki, Japan, in the 1930s -- as a sport cross between Red Delicious and Ralls Janet. As he strolled through the Fuji orchard, Braun spotted something different on a single branch of one tree: apples with striped, ruby-red coloring that was different from all the other Fujis. Braun took the branch back to Italy and began grafting it into his orchard. Twenty years later, he had developed what we now call the Kiku . . ."
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