Apple - Golden Russet

Golden Russet Apple

Malus domestica
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. Show suitable pollination partners

A guide to choosing Apple Trees



Golden Russet Apple Trees for sale - order online

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
Price
Quantity
M25 - Very vigorous   1 year Maiden
£17.50
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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
Pollinators Show suitable pollination partners
Progeny  Golden Nugget