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