A new variety to the range of russets with an exciting flavour that is proving to be an ideal garden variety.
Herefordshire Russet Apple tree – Season:
Pick early October and enjoy until the new year.
Herefordshire Russet Apple - appearance:
Partly russetted in gold and cinnamon, but often not as heavily covered as some in this group. Cinnamon red blush may appear. Dense cream flesh.
Herefordshire Russet apple trees – flavour:
Superb. Akin to a Cox with an intense, complex and aromatic flavour that is hugely enjoyable.
For use as a dessert apple.
Cropping & Growth
Medium vigour, regular cropping.
Herefordshire Russet - Pollination: Partly self fertile so can be grown on it’s own. For full cropping potential this variety is in ‘B’ Pollination group, so use varieties with the same or adjacent pollinating prefixes.
Tree sizes for Herefordshire Russet apple trees:
M27 is a miniature stock, ideal for very small gardens, pots on the patio etc. Grows to around 180cm’s. Good hearty soil is preferred.
M9 is classed as dwarfing and a good intermiate stock. Matures to 200cm’s plus with a similar spread. M9 is heavy cropping and promotes larger fruits, but needs permanent staking and good soil.
M26 stock Is classed as semi-dwarfing. Does well on poorer soil. Reaches 300cm’s+ with the same spread.
MM106 is vigorous and the best choice for where a larger ‘orchard sized’ tree is required. Grows 4m+ with the same spread and suitable for most soils.