Roxbury Russet is generally recognised to be the oldest apple variety which originated in North America, and its history can be traced back to the colonial era. It is very probably a seedling of an apple variety brought over by early settlers from Europe. (Orange Pippin).
“The berries grow in clusters that you can pick by the handful. The flavor is mild, and the seeds are soft and have no unpleasant flavor when crushed between the teeth. If you have limited space and want a nice berry, rather than put in six blueberries, plant just one June berry.”