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Ard Cairn Russet

A Sweet apple from Ireland said to taste like a banana.

Origin: Ireland, 1890

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

Ard Cairn Russet apple trees for sale

M27 rootstock 1 year Maiden (Very dwarfing) £21.50 Sold-out
M26 rootstock 1 year Maiden (Semi-dwarfing) £21.50 Sold-out
MM111 rootstock 1 year Maiden (Vigorous) £20.50 Sold-out

History and description of Ard Cairn Russet

Ard Cairn Russet apple was discovered in by Baylor Hartland of Ard Cairn Nursery, Cork, Ireland c1890. Received RHS Award of Merit 1910.

Medium sized, round apple. Golden russet skin with an orange red flush. Cream coloured, dry flesh. Sweet with almost no acidity. Said to taste like a banana. Vigorous, upright tree.

Characteristics of Ard Cairn Russet apple trees

Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeLate Sep
Season of useSep-Dec
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Disease resistanceScab - Resistant
Pollination date12
Pollination groupD
PollinatorsPollination partners