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Woolbrook Russet apple

A cooking apple, related to Bramley's Seedling.

USDA identification images for Woolbrook Russet

The identification paintings in the USDA Pomological Watercolor Collection span the years 1886 to 1942.

    Citation: U.S. Department of Agriculture Pomological Watercolor Collection. Rare and Special Collections, National Agricultural Library, Beltsville, MD 20705.

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


    • Country of origin: United Kingdom


    • Picking season: Late
    • Keeping (of fruit): 1-2 months
    • Food uses: Culinary
    • Food uses: Juice


    • Flowering group: 4
    • Vigour: Average vigour
    • Fruit bearing: Spur-bearer
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile


    • Climate suitability: Temperate climates
    • Cold-hardiness: Cold-hardy

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    • Apples of England (1948)
      Author: Taylor

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