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Rosemary Russet

Rosemary Russet
  • Picking season: Late
  • Country of origin: United Kingdom
  • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Flowering group: 3

Rosemary Russet apple trees for sale

  • 1.1-year maiden bare-root tree 24.45
    MM106 rootstock
    Large size (3m-4m after 10 years)
  • 2.1-year maiden bare-root tree 24.45
    M25 rootstock
    Full size size (4.5m-6m after 10 years)
    Out of stock


History

Rosemary Russet was raised in Middlesex in the early 19th century. Its origins are unknown, although it may have some relation to another older russet variety, Ashmead's Kernel.



Rosemary Russet characteristics

  • Using

    • Picking period (southern UK):early October
    • Picking season:Late
    • Cropping:Good
    • Keeping (of fruit):3 months or more
    • Food uses:Eating fresh, Juice
  • Growing

    • Gardening skill:Suitable for beginners
    • Self-fertility:Not self-fertile
    • Flowering group:3
    • Pollinating others:Average
    • Ploidy:Diploid
    • Vigour:Average vigour
    • Bearing regularity:Regular
    • Fruit bearing:Spur-bearer
  • Problems

    • Disease resistance:Good
    • Canker:Some resistance
    • Scab:Some resistance
  • Climate

    • Climate suitability:Temperate climates, Mild damp climates
    • Summer average maximum temperatures:Cool ( 20C - 24C / 68F - 75F), Warm (25C - 30C / 76F - 85F)
  • Identification

    • Country of origin:United Kingdom
    • Period of origin:1800 - 1849
    • Fruit colour:Russet
    • Awards:RHS Award of Garden Merit