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Golden Russet



A golden yellow russet apple from America. Sweet with a honeyed flavour.

Origin: USA, 1905

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

Golden Russet apple trees produced to order

We do not stock this variety, but it is available through our custom bud-grafting service.

Propagation is carried out in late July / early August, and the grafted trees would be available for supply in December the following year (approximately 14 months later). You can choose the number of trees and the rootstock(s) you want the trees grafted on.

Read more about our Grafting service here.

If you wish to order a grafted tree of this variety please fill in our contact form in the first instance.

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.

Characteristics of Golden Russet apple trees

UseDessert
ColourRusset
FlavourHoneyed
Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeEarly/Mid Oct
Season of useDec-Feb
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Fruit-bearingPartial tip-bearer
Cropping
Disease resistanceScab - Resistant
Mildew - Resistant
Canker - Resistant
Suitable forWet Regions
Special featuresGood for Cider
Good for Drying
Pollination date7
Pollination groupB
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners
ProgenyGolden Nugget