Knobbed Russet

Discovered 1819 Sussex, England
Parentage Unknown
Harvest Late Season

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.


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