Of all russet varieties, this one is a definite favourite. Grown widely throughout Britain since the 1870's, it has an excellent sweet, nutty flavour with a firm texture. It keeps well under refrigeration up to 3 months, and is delicious fresh or used in cooking. Resistant to scab and produces good, regular crops.
Canadian Hardiness Zone: 4
Recommended Use: fresh eating, cider, cooking
Ripens: Mid October
Pollination: Requires a pollinator
Height including roots: 100-200 cm one-year tree
To Order for Fall 2020: orders for fall shipping or pick-up can be placed September to October for planting this year in early November, as weather permits. We sell only apples and pears bareroot in the fall, as they are most winter hardy. Everything else (as well as apple and pear) is available in spring. If you wish to place an order containing spring sale items, please email us to reserve them, or wait until December to order for the spring.
To Order for Spring 2021: orders for spring shipping or pick-up can be placed as early as December. If you wish to reserve anything before that time or have any questions, please email us: email@example.com