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Fruit tree comparison - Saint Edmund's Russet
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Saint Edmund's Russet

Not as well known as other russets, St. Edmund's Russet is nevertheless one of the best.  Remove this variety from the comparison

Growing

Gardening skill? Easy
Cropping Good
Fertility? Partially self-fertile
Flowering group? 3
Pollinating others? Average
Ploidy? Diploid
Vigour? Slightly small
Bearing regularity? Regular
Fruit bearing? Partial tip-bearer
Fruit persistence? Normal ripening

Using

Picking season? Mid
Use / keeping? 2-3 weeks
Flavour quality? Very good
Flavour style Sweeter

Looking after

Overall disease resistance? Good

Identification

Country of origin United Kingdom
Period of origin 1850 - 1899
Fruit colour Russet
Blossom colour White
Leaf colour Green