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Woolbrook Russet apple

A cooking apple, related to Bramley's Seedling.

Woolbrook Russet identification photos

UK National Fruit Collection
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  • Species: Malus domestica
  • Parentage: Bramley's Seedling x King's Acre Pippin
  • Originates from: Devon, United Kingdom
  • Introduced: 1903
  • Developed by: J.H Stevens & Son, Woolbrook Nursery
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 2068
  • UK National Fruit Collection accession: 1928-010


  • Uses: Cooking
  • Uses: Juice
  • Harvest period: Late season
  • Use / keeping: 1-2 months


  • Flowering period: Mid-Late season
  • Flowering group: 4
  • Fertility: Self-sterile
  • Vigour: Average growth
  • Fruit bearing: Spur-bearer


  • Climate suitability: Temperate climates
  • Climate suitability: Tolerates cold winters

Other qualities

  • Awards: RHS AGM 1930 Award of Merit

Parents and other ancestors of this variety


  • Scab  - Some resistance

Where to buy fresh fruit

No orchards have registered as growing this variety. If you grow this and want to register please go to our Orchard Registration form.


  • Apples of England (1948)
    Author: Taylor

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