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botanical name:
Malus domestica 'Brownlee's Russet'
Malus domestica 'Brownlee's Russet' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Apple 'Brownlee's Russet'
family:  Rosaceae
characteristics: tree
height: 8.00m
width: 8.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: rounded
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
fruit colour: brown & green
stem/bark: brown
main season: Autumn
edible symbol edible
medicinal symbol medicinal
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
description:
Dessert apple producing greenish-russet skinned fruits, sometimes flushed with brownish-red. Sharp flavour and crisp texture. Pale pink flowers opening from red buds in spring.

cultivation:
Moderately fertile, well drained soil, preferably in full sun.
Harvest fruit in October.
Size depends on the grafting rootstock.


propagation:
By grafting.

other notes:
Originated in Hertfordshire, UK, about 1848
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