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Apple trees
Herefordshire Russet

Herefordshire Russet is a modern russet apple variety, with an excellent strong Cox-like flavour.
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Using


Apple trees
Herefordshire Russet
Picking seasonLate
CroppingGood
Keeping (of fruit)1-2 months
Fruit persistenceNormal ripening
Flavour qualityVery good
WildlifeRHS perfect for pollinators
Flavour style (apples)Sweeter
Food usesEating fresh
Discoloration of fruitOxidising
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Growing


Apple trees
Herefordshire Russet
Gardening skillBeginner
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Flowering group3
Pollinating othersAverage
PloidyDiploid
VigourWeak growing
Bearing regularityRegular
Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
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Problems


Apple trees
Herefordshire Russet
Disease resistanceAverage
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Climate


Apple trees
Herefordshire Russet
Climate suitabilityTemperate climates
Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
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Identification


Apple trees
Herefordshire Russet
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Period of origin2000
Flower colourPink - light
Leaf colourGreen
Fruit colourRusset
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