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Apple
Roxbury Russet 

 

 

 

 
SummaryProbably the first apple variety originating in North America, as a seedling from a variety brought from Europe by early settlers.




Identification

Roxbury Russet




Fruit colourYellow / Gold




Flesh colourWhite to Greenish to Greenish Yellow




Fruit sizeMedium




Fruit shapeFlat




Using

Roxbury Russet




FlavorExceptional




Flavour styleSweeter




Ripening periodMid-Late season




Use/Keeping3 months or more




Cooking result




Growing

Roxbury Russet




Picking




CroppingGood




VigourSlightly large




PollinationFlowering group 4
Flowers Mid-Late season
Self-sterile
Gardening skillAverage




ProblemsScab - Very resistant
Fireblight - Very resistant
Cedar apple rust - Very resistant

Other

Roxbury Russet




Country of originUnited States




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