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Similkameen Nurseries Ltd.

Apple "Roxbury Russet"

Regular price $46.26 CAD
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Rootstock Descriptions and Information

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

Roxbury Russet

Excellent Heritage American Apple

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

Eating, Culinary, Cider

Sweet, Subacid, Aromatic

Physical Attributes:
  • Shape: Fairly large, round, elliptical shaped
  • Skin: Green-gold with extensive orange-brown russeting
  • Flesh: Cream coloured, coarse crumbly

            Rich, spicy, dried fruit aromas with a thick, heady flavour of dried fruits, honey, and brisk, lingering tartness.

Neat History:

            Roxbury, Mass 1650, likely the oldest North American apple variety still in production.

Growing Attributes:
  • Precocity: Moderate
  • Vigour:  Moderate
  • Disease Tolerance: Above average
  • Zone Hardiness: 4 (Map link)
  • Pollination Group: IV (Chart) (Diploid, Self-Fertile)
  • Cropping: Biennial tendency, good crops
  • Picking Season: Mid October
  • Storage:  6 months
  • Special Care: Partial tip bearing


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