All about apples, pears, plums, and cherries - and orchards where they are grown

Roxbury Russet Apple tree

Owner: B.

Location:  Searsmont, MAINE, United States

Age:Planted in about 2013
Age of this tree:9 years
Soil:gravel 
Climate at this location:Zone 5
Tree form:Standard
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Light crops
Growth:This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Organic treatments

Owner's comments

Hard medium-large patchy green and russet fruit. Not uniform in size, shape or color. Scab resistant. Blooms midseason. Malus. Roxbury, MA, early 1600s. Z4-6, Purchased from Fedco Trees, Waterville, Maine.

Season records for this tree

  • 2016

    Spring blossom: 3 June
    Harvest: 3rd week September  2kg / 4lbs
    Size: 1.5m / 5.0ft high   1.0m / 3.3ft wide
    Extreme drought in mid-coast Maine.
  • 2015

  • 2014

  • 2013

  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009


©2019 Orange Pippin Ltd. All rights reserved.

You may not reproduce any of the content of this website without our express permission.
We do not accept any liability for loss or damage incurred as a result of any errors in the content of this website.