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Golden Supreme apple

Yellow with pink blush, medium to large fruit, ideally conic but often somewhat oblate. White to light-cream colored flesh is firm, moderately crisp, and juicy to very juicy. The flavor is sweet to mildly sweet and pleasant with little or no detectable acid.

USDA identification images for Golden Supreme

The identification paintings in the USDA Pomological Watercolor Collection span the years 1886 to 1942.


    Citation: U.S. Department of Agriculture Pomological Watercolor Collection. Rare and Special Collections, National Agricultural Library, Beltsville, MD 20705.

    Visitor reviews

    • 30 Oct 2017  CO, United States
      Absolutely great apple, my favorite yellow. Juicy, sweet, beautiful. My supplier lost his trees in a very hard fall freeze. I hope I can find them again.
    • 26 Aug 2013  MISSOURI, United States
      I tried this apple for the first time this year. It was incredibly crisp and I was awestruck at how much the fruit had the deep, rich flavor of honey. Very low acidity with a clean aftertaste. Appearance is attractive; mostly yellow skin with a pink-to-red blush. Cream flesh. Incredibly juicy. I am growing the tree at home in a 7-gallon container and it's about 3-4 years old and 6 feet tall. The tree itself appears to be resistant to cedar apple rust here in Missouri (big issue with my Gibson Golden tree), which was a nice surprise! Neighboring apple trees: Winecrisp, Gibson Golden, Arkansas Black. Beware: Squirrels are a big fan of the fruit and will steal it away before you even know it's ready for picking!
    • 17 Oct 2012  NY, United States
      We discovered this apple variety two years ago. We have only found one person who sells it at a local farmers market, and sadly, we learned he had to stop selling this year due to health problems. As far as we can tell, few sellers have even heard of this variety. It is nicely sweet, almost peach flavored. We were told it is available early, by the end of August, and is gone by mid-September. Hoping to find another seller next summer/fall!

    Tree register

    United States

    Origins

    • Species: Malus domestica
    • Parentage: Chance seedling. Not a sport of Golden Delicious.

    Where to buy fresh fruit

    The following orchards grow Golden Supreme:

    United States


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