Flavor: Sweet with pear undertones
Approximate Ripening: Mid August
Uses: Eating, hard cider, juicing
Trivia: Originated in Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, England in 1875 from unknown parents. Also known as Saint Edmunds Russet
Notes: One of the first heavy russet apples of the season. Don’t shy away from the unusual brownish coloring. Old St. Ed’s has a sweet juiciness with pear undertones. The complexity of its flavor makes it not only great for eating but superior in cider.