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Tree comparisons



Apple trees
Golden Russet

Golden Russet is an antique apple from New York, considered the best-flavored of American russets.
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Using


Apple trees
Golden Russet
Picking season Late
Uses Eating fresh
Cooking
Juice
Hard cider
Cropping Good
Keeping (of fruit) 3 months or more
Flavor style (apples) Sweeter
Cooking result Keeps shape
Discoloring No discoloration (Good for drying)
Fruit persistence Normal ripening
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Growing


Apple trees
Golden Russet
Gardening skill Average
Self-fertility Not self-fertile
Pollination group 2
Pollinating others Average
Ploidy Diploid
Vigour Vigorous
Bearing regularity Regular
Fruit bearing Tip-bearer
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Disease resistance


Apple trees
Golden Russet
General resistance Average
Scab Some resistance
Cedar apple rust Some susceptibility
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Climate


Apple trees
Golden Russet
Cold hardiness (USDA) (4) -30F / -34C
Summer average maximum temperatures Cool ( 20C - 24C / 68F - 75F)
Warm (25C - 30C / 76F - 85F)
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Identification


Apple trees
Golden Russet
Country of origin United States
Period of origin 1800 - 1849
Fruit color Russet
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