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Fruit tree comparison - Herefordshire Russet
Apple trees

Herefordshire Russet

Herefordshire Russet is a modern russet apple variety, with an excellent strong Cox-like flavour.  Remove this variety from the comparison

Growing

Gardening skill?Average
CroppingGood
Fertility?Not self-fertile
Flowering group?3
Pollinating others?Average
Ploidy?Diploid
Vigour?Weak growing
Bearing regularity?Regular
Fruit bearing?Spur-bearer
Fruit persistence?Normal ripening

Using

Picking season?Late
Use / keeping?1-2 months
Flavour quality?Very good
Flavour styleSweeter

Looking after

Overall disease resistance?Average

Identification

Country of originUnited Kingdom
Period of origin2000
Fruit colourRusset
Blossom colourPink - light
Leaf colourGreen