History of Rougemont
The Rougemont apple variety was thought to have been raised by nurserymen J. Cheal of Crawley, Sussex. It was first recorded in 1888.
Description of fruit
The Rougemont is a dessert apple. The fruit is scarlet, flushed, tall and ribbed. The taste is rather sour, with soft, green-tinged cream flesh.
Season of use
Apples ripen over a long period from August to October.
Flowering and pollination
Flowering day: Fmid
How to identify a Rougemont apple
Apples can be identified by sending them to the National Fruit Collection at Brogdale or by bringing a sample to Apple Day Brighton, where an expert pomologist will be on hand to identify apples. From each tree, bring three or more ripe fruits and a shoot with representative leaves.
Where to buy a Rougemont apple tree
Please contact us for details of our supplier for Sussex apple varieties.