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Volume 14 Number 4 Article 14 Pages: 75-76
Year 1960 Month 6
Title: Fall Russet
Author: R.A. Nitschke
No one definitely knows what the origin of this exceedingly high flavored little apple I am calling Fall Russet really is. It was located in the old family orchard of Russell Pickering of Franklin, Michigan. Pickering's father had planted the trees north of the farmhouse the year he was married, estimated to be approximately the year 1875. The trees were purchased from a nursery; but which one, no one knows.

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