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Fruit tree comparisons


Apple tree
Golden Russet

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


Apple tree
Golden Russet
Gardening skillAverage
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Pollination group2
Pollinating othersAverage
PloidyDiploid
Bearing regularityRegular
Fruit bearingTip-bearer
WildlifeRHS Plants for Pollinators
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Using


Apple tree
Golden Russet
Picking seasonLate
UsesEating fresh
Culinary
Juice
Hard cider
CroppingGood
Keeping (of fruit)3 months or more
Flavor style (apples)Sweeter
Cooking resultKeeps shape
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Disease resistance


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


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


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