Golden Delicious Apple (stepover)
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A chance seedling found in 1890 by A.H. Mullins, Clay County, West Virginia, USA. Possibly from a seed of Grimes Golden open-pollinated. It was introduced in 1914 by Stark Brothers. Best ripened on the tree for a crisp, juicy sweet apple with an aromatic flavour. Ideal in a warmer climate. Cooks well being most commonly used apple in France for pastries. Keeps well.
Bultitude J. (1983) Apples A Guide to the Identification of International Varieties. Seattle: University of Washington Press.
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- Pollination Group: PG3
- Uses: Eating
- Harvest: March - April
- Features: Low chill