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Albion Russet

Identification: Small tending to medium size. Base colour is green progressing to tan, over which is extensive, pale olive russetting over the entire apple.

Characteristics: Lime flavour. Sugar content as high as Brix 21.

Uses: An excellent eating apple and recommended for use in cider due to its high sugar content.

Origins: A chance seedling found roadside near Albion, State of Maine (U.S.A.) in the late 1900s.

Cultivation: Suitable for hardiness zones 4 to 7.

Ploidism: Diploid. Self sterile.

Notes: Resembles a Golden Russet

12 weeks

Cold storage: Keeps well for about three months.

Harvest: Flavours and texture peak towards the middle of the fifth period.

Juice character: Sweet

Brix: 21

Specific gravity: 1.087

Harvest period: 5

Type(s): Cider, Eating

Hardiness Zone min: 4

Hardiness Zone max: 7

Pollination group: F

Pollination day: 18

Flowers: White.


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