Apple - Charles Ross

£20.00 - £66.00
Type: 
Dual Purpose
Ready to pick: 
September
Use fruit: 
October - November
Pollination: 
Group C (partially self-fertile)
Botanic Name: 
Malus domestica 'Charles Ross'
Originated: 
Berkshire,UK (c.1890)
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Description

Raised in Berkshire c 1890 by Charles Ross who was the Head Gardener at Welford Park in Newbury, and is a cross between Cox's Orange Pippin (from which it gets some of its flavour) and Peasgood's Nonsuch (from which it gets its size). It makes a modestly sized tree tolerant of a wide range of soils and climates, and is hardy with a tolerance of coastal conditions and chalky soils. The fruit are greenish-yellow, flushed red and striped, the juice of which can be used for cider-making.

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