Golden Russet

Sweet
Description

The Golden Russet is a good-looking, firm, and very sweet apple with yellow russeted flesh. Harvest generally begins in mid-October. This variety keeps best in humid conditions.

Discovered: 1840 Essex County

Parentage: 

Harvest: None

History

Golden Russet had its beginnings in western New York state in the 1800s, where its sweetness made it a favorite with cider-makers.