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Fruit tree comparisons


Fruit tree comparison - Roxbury Russet
Apple tree
Roxbury Russet

Roxbury Russet is probably the oldest apple variety originating from North America.
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Growing


Apple tree
Roxbury Russet
Gardening skillAverage
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Pollination group4
Pollinating othersPoor
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Using


Apple tree
Roxbury Russet
Picking seasonLate
UsesEating fresh
Culinary
Juice
Hard cider
Keeping (of fruit)3 months or more
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Disease resistance


Apple tree
Roxbury Russet
General resistanceAverage
FireblightVery resistant
ScabVery resistant
Cedar apple rustVery resistant
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Climate


Apple tree
Roxbury Russet
Cold hardiness (USDA)Zone 4 (-34C)
Summer maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)
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Identification


Apple tree
Roxbury Russet
Country of originUnited States
Period of origin1600 - 1649
Fruit colorRusset
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