Knobbed Russet

Sweet
Description

Knobbed Russet sports a toad-like but edible skin covered with warts and welts. This heavily russeted apple has a firm and dense, shiny, 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 Sussex, England

Parentage: Unknown

Harvest: Late Season

History

Also known as Knobby Russet, it was first grown in Sussex, England in 1819.