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Rusty Coat apple


Darker than Golden Russet with drier flesh. Very good flavor, excellent for drying, sauce and eating.


Visitor reviews

  • 20 Apr 2016  Ruby Allman,  United States
    I grew up in east Tennessee, and I love Rusty Coat apples. They are crisp but tender, sweet with some tartness in perfect balance. I wish I had a tree, but I don't think it would flourish in south Florida.
  • 07 Nov 2014  Sharon Geleta,  United States
    Rusty Coat apples may be purchased in season at Boyer Nurseries & Orchards, Inc. 405 Boyer Nursery Road Biglerville, PA 17307. 717-677-8558 717-677-9567 Fax: 717-677-4026. Email: info@boyernurseries.com Please check ahead to confirm availablility. I purchased on Nov. 6, 2014 to taste. They are good eating out of hand, seems to be a balanced flavor - between sweet and tart - maybe a bit towards the tart, unique ugly exterior
  • 22 Jun 2014  Mary Reed,  TENNESSEE/HAMILTON, United States
    My grandfather (now deceased) told me as a child about his father growing Rusty Coat apples in his orchard. He said they were delicious. I would love to try them or buy a tree to grow them.

Tree register

We don't have any registered trees for this variety yet.

Origins

  • Species: Malus domestica
  • Originates from: Connecticut , United States
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 1889


Where to buy fresh fruit

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