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Brownlees' Russet



A russet apple with a strong fruit drop flavour and very good blossom.

Origin: Hertfordshire UK, 1848

Pollination: Brownlees' Russet is self-fertile and a pollinator is not necessary for producing a crop.  Pollination partners

Brownlees' Russet apple trees for sale

ItemPriceQuantity
M9 rootstock 1 year Maiden (Dwarfing) £17.50 Sold-out
M26 rootstock 1 year Maiden (Semi-dwarfing) £17.50 Sold-out
M26 rootstock 2 year Cordon (Semi-dwarfing) £26.50 Sold-out
MM106 rootstock 1 year Maiden (Semi-vigorous) £17.50

Orders placed now will be delivered in the winter planting season.

History and description of Brownlees' Russet

Raised and introduced by William Brownlees, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, UK c1848. Medium sized, short-round-conical fruit. Grey-brown russet over green-yellow skin sometimes with a reddish brown flush. Firm, greenish white flesh. Intense sweet-sharp taste. Hardy and disease resistant. Attractive pink blossom.

Characteristics of Brownlees' Russet apple trees

UseDessert
ColourRusset
FlavourSweet-sharp
Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeMid Oct
Season of useDec-Mar
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
CroppingGood
Disease resistanceScab - Resistant
Mildew - Resistant
Canker - Resistant
Suitable forNorthern Britain
Wet Regions
Special featuresAttractive Blossom
Pollination date9
Pollination groupC
Self-fertilitySelf-fertile
PollinatorsPollination partners