Apple - Merton Russet

Merton Russet Apple

Malus domestica
An intensely sharp flavoured fine russet apple.

Origin: London UK 1921

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

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Merton Russet Apple Trees for sale - order online

We supply trees and plants only during the winter planting season from late November to mid March. Orders placed now will not be be delivered until the winter planting season. You will not be required to pay until October but by ordering now you can ensure that the items are reserved for you and supplied as early as possible when we resume delveries in late November.
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.




Main characteristics of Merton Russet

Use Dessert
Colour Russet
Flavour Acid drop
Fruit size  Small
Picking time  Mid Oct
Season of use  Dec-Mar

Tree vigour  Vigorous
Tree habit  Upright-Spreading
Fruit bearing  Spur-bearer
Cropping Heavy
Disease resistance  Mildew: Very susceptible
Canker: Resistant
Scab: Resistant
Suitable for Wet Regions
Special features Attractive Blossom

Pollination date  9
Pollination group  C
Self fertility  Self-sterile
Pollinators Show suitable pollination partners
Parentage  Sturmer PippinCox's Orange Pippin