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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 for sale

M25 rootstock 1 year Maiden (Very vigorous) £20.50
M25 rootstock 1 year Maiden (Very vigorous)*Reduced price* £15.00

*Reduced price trees have not grown sufficiently to meet our standard specification, and are therefore offered at a lower price. They should still become fully developed trees but may take a bit longer.

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

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