Grimes Golden

Sweet Tart

Grimes Golden is an aromatic, medium to large apple with tough but clear yellow skin with some russeting. Its crisp, juicy yellow-orange flesh makes it a prized dessert and cider apple. It ripens in late September through October and stores well.

Discovered: Early 1800s, West Virginia

Parentage: Unknown

Harvest: Midseason


Grimes Golden is thought to have originated in Brooks County, West Virginia in 1790. Golden Delicious is an offspring of Grimes Golden.

Grown at these orchards