Hudson’s Golden Gem has heavy russeting on its gold-green peel, and its flesh has a sweet and juicy pear-like flavor making it an excellent fresh-eating and cider apple. This is a good choice for the amateur grower. Harvest begins early to mid October.
Discovered: 1931 Tangent, Oregon
Harvest: Late Season
Hudson’s Golden Gem was discovered as a chance seedling at Hudson Nurseries in Tangent, Oregon in 1931.