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Apple trees
Egremont Russet

Egremont Russet is the most popular English russet variety, and a good apple tree for the garden.
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Growing


Apple trees
Egremont Russet
Gardening skillBeginner
Self-fertilityPartially self-fertile
Flowering group2
Pollinating othersAverage
PloidyDiploid
Fruit bearingFree-spurring
Climate suitabilityTemperate climates
WildlifeRHS Plants for Pollinators
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Using


Apple trees
Egremont Russet
Picking seasonLate
Keeping (of fruit)1-2 months
CroppingGood
Food usesEating fresh
Flavour style (apples)Sweeter
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Problems


Apple trees
Egremont Russet
Disease resistanceAverage
ScabVery resistant
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Identification


Apple trees
Egremont Russet
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Period of origin1850 - 1899
Fruit colourRusset
AwardsRHS AGM (current)
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