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APPLE, EGREMONT RUSSET
Malus domestica Egremont Russet

APPLE, EGREMONT RUSSET (Malus domestica Egremont Russet)
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Very old variety, possibly raised on Lord Egremont's estate in Sussex. Recorded in 1872 but thought to be originally raised much earlier. Highly flavoured firm golden russet fruits of medium size. Crops well, moderately vigorous. Suitable for colder areas and is more resistant to frost.

Season of Use: Oct-Dec Desert Fruit

 Maiden
 MM106 Br
17.95 Bare rooted stock will be available
from Nov., see below/right.
 Bush
 MM106 Br
20.95 Bare rooted stock will be available
from Nov., see below/right.
 Half Std.
 M26 Br
25.95 Bare rooted stock will be available
from Nov., see below/right.

POLLINATORS FOR APPLE, EGREMONT RUSSET

This plant is in pollination group 1, it is reasonably self-fertile but will fruit better with a pollinator. Choose a pollinator in group 1 or 2 (listed below).

DescriptionSeason of UseCooker/Desert DescriptionSeason of UseCooker/Desert
Arthur TurnerAug-OctCulinary (Suitable for Cooking) Beauty of BathEarly AugDesert Fruit
Black TauntonNov.For Cider Making BountifulOct-JanCulinary (Suitable for Cooking)Desert Fruit
Charles RossOct-NovCulinary (Suitable for Cooking)Desert Fruit Core BlimeyOct-JanDesert Fruit
Cox's Self-FertileOct-JanDesert Fruit Dabinett (Cider)Nov.For Cider Making
DiscoveryAug-SeptDesert Fruit FiestaOct-MarDesert Fruit
Herefordshire Redstreak (Cider)NovFor Cider Making KatySeptDesert Fruit
Kidd's Orange RedOct-FebDesert Fruit Kingston BlackNov.For Cider Making
Red FalstaffOct-MarDesert Fruit Red PippinOct-MarDesert Fruit
Red WindsorAug-Mid OctDesert Fruit Royal GalaLate Sept-DecDesert Fruit
ScrumptiousSept-OctDesert Fruit SunsetNov-DecDesert Fruit
SurpizeSep-DecDesert Fruit Winter GemOct-MarDesert Fruit
Worcester PearmainAug-SeptDesert Fruit   

Key: CookerCooking Apple, Dessert AppleDessert fruit, Suitable for Cider MakingCider Apple.

Crab apples such as Golden Hornet and John Downie also are good pollinators for all apples. In areas where there are many apple trees already growing it may not be necessary to plant an extra pollinator.


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Bare-rooted plants (marked br or tr) can only be sent when they are dormant (November March).

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