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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 seasonLate
UsesEating fresh
Cooking
Juice
Hard cider
CroppingGood
Keeping (of fruit)3 months or more
Flavor style (apples)Sweeter
Cooking resultKeeps shape
DiscoloringNo discoloration (Good for drying)
Fruit persistenceNormal ripening
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Growing


Apple trees
Golden Russet
Gardening skillAverage
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Pollination group2
Pollinating othersAverage
PloidyDiploid
VigourVigorous
Bearing regularityRegular
Fruit bearingTip-bearer
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Disease resistance


Apple trees
Golden Russet
General resistanceAverage
ScabSome resistance
Cedar apple rustSome susceptibility
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Climate


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


Apple trees
Golden Russet
Country of originUnited States
Period of origin1800 - 1849
Fruit colorRusset
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