Inside the flesh is crisp, tender, firm, aromatic, and finely-textured with a rich, fruity, tangy taste.
The tree, which is self-fertile, blossoms with dark pink flowers.
For fresh-eating and juicing or cooking.
Brownlees’ Russet Apples were introduced November 1848 by a William Brownlees of Hertfordshire, England.
The Victorians and Edwardians loved the flavour.
Hogg, Robert. “Brownlee’s Russet” in “The Fruit Manual: Containing The Descriptions And Synonyms Of The Fruits And Fruit Trees Of Great Britain.”