Apple - Aromatic Russet

Aromatic Russet Apple

Malus domestica
A beautiful golden russet apple with an intense sweet-sharp flavour.

Origin: England 1850

Pollination:  Aromatic Russet is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop. Show suitable pollination partners

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We have now stopped taking orders for the winter 2019/20 planting season. Our 2020/21 list is currently being prepared. It will be available from 1st May 2020 when we will start taking orders for delivery next autumn/winter.
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History and description of Aromatic Russet

The origins of Aromatic Russet apple are uncertain. It is probably the same as the 19th Century Aromatic Russet introduced in the UK around 1850. Medium sized round-conical fruit. Beautiful golden russet skin. Firm, juicy flesh with an intense sweet-sharp, acid drop flavour.



Main characteristics of Aromatic Russet

Use Dessert
Colour Russet
Flavour Sweet-Sharp
Fruit size  Medium
Picking time  Mid Oct
Season of use  Nov-Feb

Tree vigour  Moderate
Tree habit  Upright-Spreading
Fruit bearing  Spur-bearer
Disease resistance  Scab: Resistant

Pollination date  8
Pollination group  C
Self fertility  Self-sterile
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