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Rosemary Russet

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in England. First described in 1831. Fruits have firm, fine-textured, juicy flesh with a rather acid and good flavour.

Synonyms:
Benskin's Russet, Buzzan, Rosemary, Rosemary Apple
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
55.00mm 2
Width
70.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Brown 2
Russet
high-very high 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1973 - 143

  

Accession name
Rosemary Russet (LA 65A)
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
19th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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