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Hunt Russet apple


Fruit medium sized, golden russet with broken patches of smooth bright red on the cheek. It is quite attractive for a russet apple, excellent in quality and a good keeper. Known to keep in root cellars over a year.


Visitor reviews

  • 05 Jan 2018  Dave Liezen,  WASHINGTON, United States
    I should add that both sample fruits of Hunt were carmine red over most of the fruit - lots of sun here - and deep green at the apex. Tangerine and rose petal flavors, rose finish.
  • 02 Nov 2017  Dave Liezen,  WASHINGTON, United States
    I just opened a first sample from a very small tree (on P2) the other day: 18 Brix, complex and balanced flavor. Beautiful fruit; easy tree to grow. I need to graft this onto Geneva 30: can't have too many of these apples!
  • 24 Oct 2011  Paul Price,  WV, United States
    This an excellent keeping apple. I've seen them keep in a box in my basement for 6 months with almost no loss of quality. I'd say that this apple would easily keep for 9 or more months in a good root cellar or a chest freezer converted into a refrigerator. Just make sure to keep the humidity high.

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Origins

  • Species: Malus domestica
  • Originates from: Massachusetts, United States
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 1746


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