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Apple trees
Charles Ross

Charles Ross is a very attractive classic English dual-purpose apple.
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Using


Apple trees
Charles Ross
Picking seasonMid
CroppingGood
Keeping1-2 months
Fruit persistenceNormal ripening
Useful forEating fresh
Culinary
Dual purpose
Cooking resultKeeps shape
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Growing


Apple trees
Charles Ross
Gardening skillBeginner
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Flowering group3
Pollinating othersAverage
PloidyDiploid
VigourAverage vigour
Bearing regularityRegular
Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
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Problems


Apple trees
Charles Ross
Disease resistanceGood
ScabVery resistant
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Climate


Apple trees
Charles Ross
Climate typeTemperate climates
Mild damp climates
Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
Cold (< 20C / 67F)
Frost resistance of blossomSusceptible
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Identification


Apple trees
Charles Ross
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Period of origin1850 - 1899
Fruit colourOrange / Red
AwardsRHS Award of Garden Merit
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