Blushing Golden has a tough, light pinkish skin and a yellow, firm, and juicy flesh. It is prized, especially in the United States, for its honey-like flavor.
Discovered: 1959 Cobden, Illinois
Parentage: Jonathan x Golden Delicious
Harvest: Late Season
R. Griffith of Cobden, Illinois is credited for growing the first Blushing Golden by crossing Jonathan and Golden Delicious apples.