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Apple
Grimes Golden 

 

 

 

 
SummaryGreat historical interest as the probable parent of Golden Delicious, with similar sweet flavour and good keeping qualities, and widely planted during early 20th century.




Identification

Grimes Golden




Fruit colourYellow / Gold




Flesh colourWhite to Cream, pale yellow




Fruit sizeMedium




Fruit shapeFlat-round




Using

Grimes Golden




FlavorVery good




Flavour styleSweet/Sharp




Ripening periodMid season




Use/Keeping




Cooking result




Growing

Grimes Golden




Picking




CroppingGood




VigourAverage growth




PollinationFlowering group 3
Flowers Mid season
Self-fertile
Gardening skillAverage




ProblemsScab - Some susceptibility
Mildew - Some resistance
Fireblight - Some resistance
Cedar apple rust - Some resistance

Other

Grimes Golden




Country of originUnited States




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