Skip to main content.

Copyright Information

You may use and re-use the information featured on this website (not including logos) free of charge in any format or medium, under the terms of the Open Government Licence.

Webb's Kitchen Russet

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1948 - 736


Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1948. This particular variety seems indistinguishable from Webb's Kitchen Russet. Fruits have fine, softish flesh with a sweet, subacid flavour.

Accession name
Webb's Kitchen Russet
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
19th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
medium-large 1
Broad globose conical 1
weak-medium 1
medium 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
low 1
Over Colour Pattern
solid flush 1
fine 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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