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 trees – flavour:
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