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Fruit tree comparison - Grimes Golden
Apple tree
Grimes Golden

A high quality apple, Grimes Golden is probably the parent of Golden Delicious, but with a richer flavor.
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Growing


Apple tree
Grimes Golden
Gardening skillAverage
Self-fertilitySelf-fertile
Pollination group3
Pollinating othersGood
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Using


Apple tree
Grimes Golden
Picking seasonLate
UsesEating fresh
Culinary
Juice
Keeping (of fruit)3 months or more
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Disease resistance


Apple tree
Grimes Golden
General resistanceAverage
FireblightSome resistance
ScabSome susceptibility
Cedar apple rustSome resistance
MildewSome resistance
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Climate


Apple tree
Grimes Golden
Cold hardiness (USDA)Zone 5 (-29C)
Summer maximum temperaturesWarm (25-30C / 76-85F)
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Identification


Apple tree
Grimes Golden
Country of originUnited States
Period of origin1800 - 1849
Fruit colorGreen
Green / Yellow
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