Apple - Golden Russet

Fruit Trees
Golden Russet Apple

Malus domestica
Golden Russet is an attractive golden yellow russet apple. Sweet with a honeyed flavour.

Origin: USA 1905

Pollination:  Golden Russet is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop. Show suitable pollination partners



Golden Russet Apple Trees for sale - order online

We supply trees and plants only during the winter planting season from late November to mid March. Orders placed now will not be be delivered until the winter planting season. You will not be required to pay until October but by ordering now you can ensure that the items are reserved for you and supplied as early as possible when we resume delveries in late November.
Please select the rootstock, age and tree form available items in the table below. The choice of rootstock is important as it determines the size to which the tree will grow when mature. Trees are available either as maidens which are untrained one year old trees or two year old trees already trained in a particular form. Reduced price trees when available are smaller one year old trees or two year old trees which have less well developed heads than our regular trees but are otherwise perfectly good healthy trees offered at a lower price. Trees are supplied bare root during the planting season from late November to early March. Further information is available below.

Rootstock / Vigour / Age / Form Availability Price Qty required
M9 - Dwarfing   1 year Maiden Available £16.50
MM106 - Semi-vigorous   1 year Maiden Available £16.50

The availability information shown in the availability column in the table is always up-to-date.
Available means Available for supply from Nov 2014 to March 2015
2015/16 means Sold out but available for supply winter 2015/16. Orders taken from May 2015
Sold out means Sold out for supply Nov 2014 to March 2015. May be available again winter 15/16




History and description of Golden Russet

Also known as the Golden Russet of Western New York, this is an old American variety. Medium sized, round-conical fruit. Bright golden yellow background skin colour partially covered with a light brown russet. Cream coloured, firm textured flesh. Sweet with a honeyed taste.




Main characteristics of Golden Russet

Use Dessert
Colour Russet
Flavour Honeyed
Fruit size  Medium
Picking time  Early/Mid Oct
Season of use  Dec-Feb

Tree vigour  Moderate
Tree habit  Upright-Spreading
Fruit bearing  Spur-bearer
Disease resistance  Scab: Resistant
Mildew: Resistant
Canker: Resistant
Suitable for Wet Regions
Special features Good for Cider
Good for Drying

Pollination date  7
Pollination group  B
Self fertility  Self-sterile
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Progeny  Golden Nugget