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Merton Russet



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.  Pollination partners

Merton 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.

Characteristics of Merton Russet apple trees

UseDessert
ColourRusset
FlavourAcid drop
Fruit sizeSmall
Picking timeMid Oct
Season of useDec-Mar
Tree vigourVigorous
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
CroppingHeavy
Disease resistanceMildew - Very susceptible
Canker - Resistant
Scab - Resistant
Suitable forWet Regions
Special featuresAttractive Blossom
Pollination date9
Pollination groupC
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners
ParentageCox's Orange Pippin
Sturmer Pippin