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Roxbury Russet Apple

Roxbury Russet Apple

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Roxbury Russet is the oldest American apple still under cultivation, originating near Boston in the 1650’s. It is a great all-purpose apple that is sweet and sharp. This apple stores exceptionally, and has always been highly regarded for cider. Good choice for organic orchards. 

Canadian Hardiness Zone: 5

Recommended Use: fresh eating, cooking, cider

Ripens: Late 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: sales@silvercreeknursery.ca