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Roxbury Russet Apples


Embrace the legacy of American cider with Minneopa Orchards’ Roxbury Russet apples. Known as the nation’s oldest apple variety, these apples yield a cider with a rich sweetness and a heritage tang. Grown with tradition in Minnetrista, our Roxbury Russets are your ticket to crafting a cider that is as historically significant as it is delicious. Reserve your share of history today.

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Roxbury Russet Apples from Minneopa Orchards

America’s Heirloom Apple with a Historic Taste for Cider

About Our Roxbury Russet Apples

At Minneopa Orchards in the scenic Minnetrista, Minnesota, we’re honored to cultivate the Roxbury Russet apple, America’s oldest apple variety. These heirloom apples are not only steeped in history but also favored by modern cider makers for their rich, sweet, and slightly tart juice which is ideal for an artisanal cider with a taste of heritage.

Tasting Notes

Roxbury Russet apples offer a complex array of flavors with a balance of sweetness and acidity. Their dense flesh and high sugar content make for a deeply satisfying cider base, enriching every sip with the essence of vintage Americana.

Cider Profile

Ciders made from our Roxbury Russet apples are noted for:

  • A deep, resonant sweetness with a heritage tang
  • A smooth and full-bodied texture
  • A golden to russet hue that reflects its storied past

Harvest and Availability

  • Harvest Time: Harvested in [Enter harvest month], our Roxbury Russet apples are at their peak for providing an exceptional cider-making experience.
  • Pick-Up Time: Secure your pre-order today, and we will alert you when these historically-rich apples are ready for collection.

How to Pre-Buy

  1. Select the quantity of Roxbury Russet apples to lay the foundation for your cider.
  2. Add them to your basket and head to our secure checkout.
  3. Await your confirmation with anticipation, detailing your pick-up information.
  4. Retrieve your harvest from Minneopa Orchards and craft a cider that is a nod to the history books.

Why Pre-Buy from Minneopa Orchards?

  • Historic Flavor Profile: The Roxbury Russet brings a taste of American history to your cider.
  • Peak Condition: We ensure that you receive the apples when they’re most flavorful.
  • Cultivating Legacy: Your purchase supports the continuation and growth of heirloom apple varieties.

Indulge in the Rich, Historic Flavor of Minneopa Orchards’ Roxbury Russet Apples – A Legacy in Every Bottle.


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