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Apple Egremont Russet - Apple Tree

  • Catalogue Code 1070-5019
  • Pack Contents: 1 bare root tree

Egremont Russet is a superior, classic variety with an RHS Award of Garden Merit.

It produces russet-skinned apples with a good balance between sweetness and sharpness, it has a delicious nutty flavour.

Egremont Russet is a classic English russet apple from the Victorian era. It remains popular with discerning apple lovers who appreciate its unique flavour and appearance.

Egremont Russet is a medium-sized apple. The flesh seems quite dry and gets drier with keeping - it is moist rather than juicy. Traditionally described as "nutty", the flavour is more delicate than most varieties, and quite sweet.

Both the flavour and the soft flesh are reminiscent of a firm pear. Yet Egremont Russet is surprisingly versatile, working well in savoury salads for example, and a popular partner for cheese.

Like many russets, Egremont Russet is a good apple for juicing. The apples are not particularly juicy, so you need plenty of them, but the resulting juice is rich, thick, and very sweet.

Harvest from November they can be eaten straight away or stored for up to three months. A delicious apple to serve with cheese.

Rootstock: M26

Flowering Group: FG2

Years until fruiting from planting: 2

Age of tree at despatch: 2

Height at full growth: 3m/10ft

Most of our trees are delivered as bare rooted specimens with approximate height of: 3.5ft - 5ft / 105cm - 140cm depending on the variety.

In order to ensure a good pollination pick fruit trees from within the same or from adjacent flowering groups.

The vast majority of the trees we ship have been pruned and will appear trimmed.

Height
Fully Grown: 3m/10ft

Features

  • RHS Award of Garden Merit

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23-May-2016
Rating:4

Leaves are out but no flowers yet

27-Feb-2016
Rating:5

Well packaged and in good condition

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Our products are all grown with the utmost care and to high standards of quality. We regularly check our nursery stock to determine exactly when they will be at the optimum time for despatch

We despatch our fresh, nursery-grown live plants (including vegetables, trees and flowers) when they are at a stage of growth ready for you, the customer, to plant on at home.


The delivery period shown on your order confirmation indicates when you can expect to receive your order and we will endeavour to despatch your plants in this period within 7-14 days.


Please note – due to increased courier costs beyond our control, delivery charges to all non-UK Mainland addresses including Scottish Highlands & Islands may be subject to a postage surcharge.


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