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Similkameen Nurseries Ltd.

Apple "Knobby Russet"

Regular price $44.06 CAD
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Rootstock Descriptions and Information

Order fulfilment occurs after harvest between April 1st - April 30th

Knobby Russet

Gnarliest Apple of the World

            [Acid-low; Sugar-high; Tannin-low]

Fresh, Culinary Potential

Dense, Balanced, Unique

Physical Attributes:
  • Shape: Medium conic, knobbly and irregular
  • Skin: Greenish-yellow with brown welts, knobs, and bumps
  • Flesh: White-golden. The dense, fine-grained, dry flesh is slow to brown

          Rich and intensely fruity aroma with a balanced sweetness and acidity, unlike other russets.

Neat History:

          Presented in 1820 by Haslar Capron of Midhurst, Sussex. It has since been miraculously preserved in the Brighton Permaculture Trust collection

Growing Attributes:
  • Precocity: Average
  • Vigour: Above average, upright spreading
  • Disease Tolerance: Resistant to scab, but susceptible to mildew
  • Zone Hardiness: 5 (Map Link)
  • Pollination Group: II (Chart) (Diploid, Self-Sterile)
  • Cropping: N/A
  • Picking Season: October
  • Storage: 3-6 months


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