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Grimes Golden

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised by Thomas Grimes, Brook County, West Virginia, USA. It was first known in 1804. Fruits have crisp, juicy, fine-textured flesh with a sweet and moderate flavour.

Synonyms:
Doree de Grimes, Grime's Golden, Grime's Golden Pippin, Grimes, Grimes Goldapfel, Grimes Golden Pippin, Grimes Yellow Pippin, Grimes', Grimes' Golden, Grimes' Golden Pippin, Zolotoe Graima
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in Tidnor Wood National Collection® of Malus (Cider making)
Mother to:
Yellospur
Father to:
Sinta

Accession No.
1921 - 089

  

Accession name
Grimes Golden
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Globose 1
Height
64.03 mm 1
Width
71.91 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
medium-strong 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1
Over Colour
n/a 1
Over Colour Amount
absent 1
Over Colour Pattern
n/a 1
Russet
low 1
Coarseness
coarse 1
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 1


References:
1. NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.
2. Smith, M. (1971) National Apple Register