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Apple trees
Rosemary Russet

A classic English russet apple, but not as well known as its Victorian contemporaries.
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Growing


Apple trees
Rosemary Russet
Gardening skillBeginner
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Flowering group3
Pollinating othersAverage
Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
Climate suitabilityTemperate climates
Mild damp climates
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Using


Apple trees
Rosemary Russet
Picking seasonLate
Keeping (of fruit)3 months or more
CroppingGood
Food usesEating fresh
Juice
Flavour style (apples)Sweeter
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Problems


Apple trees
Rosemary Russet
Disease resistanceGood
ScabSome resistance
CankerSome resistance
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Identification


Apple trees
Rosemary Russet
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Period of origin1800 - 1849
Fruit colourRusset
AwardsRHS Award of Garden Merit
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