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Golden Russet of Western New York

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Thought to be of English origin. It has been known since the mid 1700s. Fruits have fine-textured, firm, rather dry flesh with a sweet and pleasant nutty flavour.

Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1978 - 308

Accession name
Golden Russet of Western New York
Flowering time  ›››
29th April10% flowering
6th MayFull (80%) flowering
13th May90% petal fall
Picking time
early october 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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

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