Morden Russet Apple

Morden Russet Apple

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A rare almost forgotten apple out of Manitoba. The Morden Russet is a greenish yellow coloured apple that is russeted. Fruit has a soft, dry amber yellow flesh that is very flavourful. Good to eat fresh and excellent to use for in cider. Apples average 6 to 7 cm in diameter. Ripens later in September and keeps well for several months in cold storage. Originally released by Morden Research Station in 1935.


Hardiness Zone: 3

Height at Maturity: 5 meters (18 feet)

Spread: 4 meters (15 feet)

Soil Preference: Well drained 

Light: Full sun

Pollination: Self-sterile (Needs another apple tree nearby for best pollination)  

Latin Name: Malus 'Morden Russet'