Golden Russet of Western New York

Accession

Geneva, NY (USDA)

Synonyms

Golden Russet, Golden Russet of (Western) New York

Origin

New England; 1700s

Season

Late fall- winter

Uses

Fresh eating/dessert, Cooking, Cider

Distinctive Features

medium in size, round. often entirely covered with smooth russet, and some small white dots

Resembles

Pomme Grise, English Golden Russet, Roxbury Russet, St Edmund’s Russet, Hunt Russet

Status of Name

DNA Information

Tested 2019; "GR2"; identical to Ira Proctor Golden Russet, Susan's Slab City Russet & Tozette Russet
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