St Edmund’s Russet Apple

Apple

Description: Saint Edmunds Russet is one of the best English mid-season russet apple varieties. An attractive variety and one of the earliest russet apples to ripen. Pale-greenish yellow, becoming golden with a red russet and silvery sheen. Sweet, juicy, rich, densely textured and a pale cream flesh. A good variety for cider and juice!

History: Raised by R. Harvey at Bury St Edmunds, England. Recorded in 1875. Received First Class Certificate in 1875 and an Award of garden Merit in 1993 from Royal Horticultural Society.

Pollination Partners: Apple Adam's Pearmain Apple Bakers Delicious Apple Cornish Aromatic Apple Egremont Russet Apple Golden Pippin Apple Lord Lambourne Apple Red Windsor Apple St Edmund's Russet

Attributes

  • Storing: October
  • Picking month: September
  • Pollination group: Pollination group 2
  • Uses: Eating
  • Relatively trouble-free

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