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Malus domestica 'Brownlee's Russet'
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common name: Apple 'Brownlee's Russet'
brown & green
full sun, part shade
moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
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.
Moderately fertile, well drained soil, preferably in full sun.
Harvest fruit in October.
Size depends on the grafting rootstock.
Originated in Hertfordshire, UK, about 1848