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Fruit tree comparisons


Apple tree
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 tree
Egremont Russet
Gardening skillBeginner
Self-fertilityPartially self-fertile
Pollination group2
Pollinating othersAverage
PloidyDiploid
Bearing regularityRegular
Fruit bearingFree-spurring
WildlifeRHS Plants for Pollinators
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Using


Apple tree
Egremont Russet
Picking seasonLate
UsesEating fresh
CroppingGood
Keeping (of fruit)1-2 months
Flavor style (apples)Sweeter
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Disease resistance


Apple tree
Egremont Russet
General resistanceAverage
FireblightSome susceptibility
ScabVery resistant
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Climate


Apple tree
Egremont Russet
Cold hardiness (USDA)(4) -30F / -34C
Summer maximum temperaturesCold (< 20C / 67F)
Cool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)
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Identification


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