Roxbury Russet

Accession

Tower Hill Botanical Garden; Boylston, MA

Synonyms

Roxbury, Black Russet, Boston Russet, Roxbury Russeting, Warren Russeting, Belpre Russet, Marietta Russet, Putman's Russet, Shippen's Russet, Sylvan Russet

Origin

Roxbury, Massachusetts; early 1600s

Season

Winter

Uses

Storage, Cooking, Fresh eating

Distinctive Features

patchy green and russeted skin, varies in size and shape

Resembles

Golden Russet, Hunt Russet, russets of all sorts

Status of Name

Verified Visually by Experts

DNA Information

Assumed to be correct; not tested
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