Knobbed Russet


Knobbed Russet, or Knobby Russet, sports a rough but edible skin covered with russet and welts, and excellent flavor. It has firm and dense golden flesh. Its flavor has been described as strong and earthy, rich and sugary. It is harvested in October, and it keeps well in storage.

Discovered: 1819, England

Parentage: Unknown

Harvest: Late Season


Knobbed Russet was first grown in Sussex, England, in 1819.