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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.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1952 - 120

  

Accession name
Golden Russet of Western New York
Flowering time  ›››
30th April10% flowering
7th MayFull (80%) flowering
14th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Height
64.12 mm 1
Width
69.09 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
absent 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out 1
Russet
high-very high 1
Juiciness
dry 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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

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