Apple 'Rosemary Russet' Malus domestica 'Rosemary Russet' (D)

apple 'Rosemary Russet'


'Rosemary Russet is a dessert cultivar in pollination group 3. Good, regular crops of apples are produced on a vigorous tree with an upright habit. Apple skin greenish-yellow flushed orange or reddish brown. Fruit sweet-sharp with an acid-drop taste, resembling 'Ashmead's Kernel'. Season of use from November or December to March

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      apple 'Rosemary Russet'

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      4-8 metres

    • Spread

      4-8 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun, Partial Shade

  • scissorsPruning

    apples according to age and training form; spur bearer

  • bambooSoil

    Loam, Sand, SoilClay

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Suggested planting locations and garden types

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by chip budding or grafting onto a clonal rootstock for fruit. The rootstock used will largely determine the vigour of the tree

  • insectPests

    Aphids, woolly aphid, rosy apple aphid, fruit tree red spider mite, mussel scale, codling moth and caterpillars are the main pests on edible apples

  • microbeDiseases

    Some resistance to apple canker, apple scab and powdery mildews. Can be affected by blossom wilt and honey fungus