Golden Russet


Golden Russet is a good-looking, firm, and sweet apple with yellow russeted skin and flesh. Harvest generally begins in mid-October. It is good for fresh eating and in ciders.

Discovered: 1840s, New York

Parentage: Unknown

Harvest: Late Season


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