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