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Rusty Coat Apples



Rusty Coat are small to medium-sized apples.

They have greenish-yellow skin with pale red stripes, all covered in heavy, coarse russetting.

Inside, they have crisp, tender, somewhat dry flesh with a sweet taste and overall good flavour.

The fruit ripens in early September.

Cooking Tips

Good for applesauce, or for drying. Some like it for fresh-eating.

Storage Hints

Stores well.

History Notes

Rusty Coat Apples possibly originated in Connecticut, USA.


The apple was popular in the American south.

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Also called:

Sweet Rusty Coat Apples

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