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Fruit tree comparison - Grimes Golden
Apple trees

Grimes Golden

A high quality apple, Grimes Golden is probably the parent of Golden Delicious, but with a richer flavor.  Remove this variety from the comparison

Growing

Gardening skill? Average
Cropping Good
Fertility? Self-fertile
Flowering group? 3
Pollinating others? Good
Ploidy? Diploid
Vigour? Average growth
Precocity? Precocious
Bearing regularity? Regular
Fruit bearing? Spur-bearer
Fruit persistence? Normal ripening

Using

Picking season? Late
Use / keeping? 3 months or more
Flavour quality? Very good
Flavour style Sweeter

Looking after

Overall disease resistance? Average

Identification

Country of origin United States
Period of origin 1800 - 1849
Fruit colour Green / Yellow
Blossom colour White
Leaf colour Green