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Horsham Russet



An intensly flavoured sweet-sharp russet apple.

Origin: Norfolk UK, 1790

Pollination: Horsham Russet is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop.  Pollination partners

Horsham Russet apple trees produced to order

We do not stock this variety, but it is available through our custom bud-grafting service.

Propagation is carried out in late July / early August, and the grafted trees would be available for supply in December the following year (approximately 14 months later). You can choose the number of trees and the rootstock(s) you want the trees grafted on.

Read more about our Grafting service here.

If you wish to order a grafted tree of this variety please fill in our contact form in the first instance.

History and description of Horsham Russet

Raised in about 1790 by Mrs Goose, of Horsham Street, St Faiths, near Norwich from a Nonpareil seedling. A late dessert apple almost completely covered with a cinnamon russet over a red cheek. Has the rich, sweet-sharp flavour of the Nonpareil.

Characteristics of Horsham Russet apple trees

UseDessert
ColourRusset
FlavourRich
Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeEarly Oct
Season of useNov-Jan
Tree vigourVigorous
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
Cropping
Disease resistanceScab - Resistant
Pollination date8
Pollination groupC
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners