|'Russet' exhibits dense, fastigiate growth with small leaves. This evergreen tree has a broadly conical growth habit. Leaves are dark green, leathery, glossy, broadly ovate, with orange-brown color under branchlets, buds, petioles and leaves, to 8 in. long and hairy undersides. Large fragrant flowers are cup-shaped and creamy white with 9-10 petals up to 10 in. across.