Fall Russet fan espalier


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Fall Russet fan espalier
Early ripening golden brown fruits with a fine flavour; an unusual old heirloom russet apple tree.

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Espalier or fan trees are used against a wall; you will need not less than 180 x 180cm’s for a fan or espalier tree. Please note we do not supply ready trained trees; this Fall Russet is a young tree suitable for training yourself, in situ. Such trees usually settle to cropping within 2 or 3 seasons.

Fall Russet is an American apple, originally introduced in 1875 but was thought lost to cultivation until re-introduced in the 1950’s.

Fall Russet Apple tree – Season:

Useful for it’s season which is earlier than most russet apples. Pick and eat through September.

Fall Russet Apple - appearance:

Small to medium sized heavily russetted apple. Prolific.

Fall Russet apple treesflavour:

Intense and cox-like.


Dessert use or juicing.

Cropping & Growth

Medium vigour, prolific. Thin the fruit to increase fruit size.

Fall Russet - Pollination: ‘A’ Pollination group, so use varieties with the same or adjacent pollinating prefixes. Here are some suggested varieties:

Beauty of Bath

Egremont Russet

Christmas Pearmain

Crimson Queening

Arthur Turner

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