Apple Egremont Russet

Apple Egremont Russet

A dessert apple dating back to Victorian times, Malus domestica Egremont Russet is the most popular and widely grown russet-type apple. The tree is small with a bushy habit, and is a good, regular cropper, easy to grow, and a spur-bearer. Suitable for colder, rainier areas; the fruit is very resistant to scab. The fruit is small, golden-yellow, and heavily russeted, with greenish-white flesh. It has the classic russet taste, dry and nutty, with a good balance of sweetness and acidity – a delicious little apple. Partially self-fertile, but crops better with a pollination partner. Apple Egremont Russet holds the RHS Award of Garden Merit.

Site: Sheltered
Soil: Any well drained soil
Position: Crops best in full sun
Pick: Early October
Keep: October to December
Hardiness: Hardy
Pollination: Partially self-fertile; Pollination Group 2
Uses: Eating

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During the bareroot season, our apples are pre pruned before being dispatched by mail order.

Type | Size: Bareroot 1yr
Rootstock: M27
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