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Golden Russet

Original price $33.00 - Original price $59.00
Original price
$39.00
$33.00 - $59.00
Current price $39.00

The Golden Russet apple is a classic American heirloom variety that dates back to the 1700s. It is a medium-sized apple with a yellow-golden skin covered in a russet texture, which gives it a rough, almost sandpapery feel. The flesh is yellow, crisp, and juicy, with a sweet, rich flavor that is often described as nutty or spicy.

This apple is a late-season variety, usually harvested in late October to early November, and it stores well, often improving in flavor after a few weeks of storage. It is a versatile apple that can be used for a variety of purposes, including eating fresh, baking, and cider making.

The Golden Russet apple is known for its excellent disease resistance and cold hardiness, making it a popular choice for growers in northern climates. Despite its many positive qualities, the Golden Russet apple has become less common in commercial production due to its relatively small size and irregular shape. However, a single bite is enough to convince even the most ardent skeptics this apple is worth its juice. 

USDA Zone: 4-9

Mature Height: B.118 ~18-21' or 85% of Standard

Sun: Full Sun

Bloom Group: 2, Early Mid Season

Ripening Time: October

Pollination: Required

Cider Profile: Sharp Tannin: 1.0g/L, Acid: .66% TA, Sugar °Brix 15.4

B.118 Rootstock Characrteristics