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Apple trees
Saint Edmund's Russet

Not as well known as other russets, St. Edmund's Russet is nevertheless one of the best.
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Growing


Apple trees
Saint Edmund's Russet
Gardening skillBeginner
Self-fertilityPartially self-fertile
Flowering group3
Pollinating othersAverage
Fruit bearingPartial tip-bearer
Climate suitabilityTemperate climates
Mild damp climates
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Using


Apple trees
Saint Edmund's Russet
Picking seasonMid
Keeping (of fruit)2-3 weeks
CroppingGood
Food usesEating fresh
Juice
Hard cider
Flavour style (apples)Sweeter
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Problems


Apple trees
Saint Edmund's Russet
Disease resistanceGood
ScabVery resistant
CankerSome resistance
MildewSome resistance
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Identification


Apple trees
Saint Edmund's Russet
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Period of origin1850 - 1899
Fruit colourRusset
AwardsRHS Award of Garden Merit
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