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Egremont Russet

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Fruit: Apple
Use: Dessert
Origin and History: UK; poss. Petworth, Sussex, recorded 1872
Season: Mid
Harvest Time: late Sept/early Oct
Store: Oct-Dec

Qualities and Taste:
Nutty flavour, said to recall scent of crushed ferns; almost smokey, tannic quality develops after keeping and flesh becomes drier. (Source: JM).
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Map Reference: A 22
Form: Cordon
Rootstock: M26

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