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Minnesota Russet

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in Minnesota, USA. Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1975. Fruits are sweet with little flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1975 - 014

  

Accession name
Minnesota Russet
Flowering time  ›››
14th May10% flowering
18th MayFull (80%) flowering
25th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Flat 1
Height
53.09 mm 1
Width
68.18 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
very low 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
high-very high 1
Juiciness
dry-medium 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


References:
1. NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.
2. Smith, M. (1971) National Apple Register