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Roxbury Russett

Apple Type: Cider | Fresh Eating

The first Roxbury Russet apple tree sprung up around 1635 in the small town of Roxbury near Boston. The Roxbury Russet apple tree is considered one of our oldest American fruit trees still being grown today. Excellent old cider apple, a fine keeper and good for eating fresh out of hand. The Roxbury Russet apple is medium to large fruit, greenish, sometimes bronze tinged skin sometimes¬† covered with yellowish-brown russet. The Roxbury Russet apples are remarkable for it’s amount of sugar. Firm, slightly coarse, fairly tender, yellowish-white flesh.¬† Good Winter quality apple