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Fruit tree comparison - Golden Russet
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Golden Russet

Golden Russet is an antique apple from New York, considered the best-flavored of American russets.  Remove this variety from the comparison


Gardening skill? Average
Cropping Good
Fertility? Not self-fertile
Flowering group? 2
Pollinating others? Average
Ploidy? Diploid
Vigour? Large
Bearing regularity? Regular
Fruit bearing? Tip-bearer
Fruit persistence? Normal ripening


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

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Overall disease resistance? Average


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