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Woolbrook Russet apple


A cooking apple, related to Bramley's Seedling.


Woolbrook Russet identification photos from official fruit collections

UK National Fruit Collection

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

Origins

  • 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

Using

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

Growing

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

Climate

  • 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


Diseases

  • 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.



References

  • Apples of England (1948)
    Author: Taylor


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