Apple - Horsham Russet

Horsham Russet Apple

Malus domestica
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. Show suitable pollination partners

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Horsham Russet Apple Trees for sale - order online

We currently produce this variety to order only through our bud-grafting service. You cannot order on line. If you wish to order please contact us using the messaging facility on the contact us page. Let us have your name, postal address, telephone and email address as well as which variety you would like us to produce, how many and on what rootstock. Bud-grafting is carried out in late July and early August. The trees would be supplied approximately 18 months later. We normally need to have received orders by the beginning of July. Please click here for full details of our bud-grafting service.


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.



Main characteristics of Horsham Russet

Use Dessert
Colour Russet
Flavour Rich
Fruit size  Medium
Picking time  Early Oct
Season of use  Nov-Jan

Tree vigour  Vigorous
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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