Apple - Roxbury Russet

Roxbury Russet Apple

Malus domestica
A late ripening russet apple once very popular in New England.

Origin: USA 1600

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

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Roxbury 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.


Main characteristics of Roxbury Russet

Use Dessert
Colour Russet
Flavour Sweet
Fruit size  Medium
Picking time  Mid Oct
Season of use  Dec-Mar

Tree vigour  Moderate
Tree habit  Upright-Spreading
Fruit bearing  Spur-bearer
Cropping Good
Disease resistance  Scab: Resistant
Mildew: Resistant
Special features Good for Cider
Good for Juice

Pollination date  12
Pollination group  D
Self fertility  Self-sterile Triploid
Pollinators Show suitable pollination partners
Other names  Boston Russet, Shippen's Russet, Putman's Russet