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Grime's Golden Dwarfing

A smallish golden-green apple similar to a Golden delicious in colour who it's belived to be the parent of. Complete with the little flecks of russet and the russeted collar. It was found in West Virginia USA in 1804 by Thomas Grime, and being the parent of the Golden, makes this a truly historic apple. The flesh has a pleasant sweetness and a subtle spice. Keeps well.

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Specifications

Ripening Time April - May
Fertility Needs a pollinator (produces viable pollen)
Growth Habit Can be espaliered and kept to 1.5 - 2.5m. Free standing tree grows to around 2 -2.5m tall.
Rootstock Dwarfing rootstock
Chill Tolerance Normal chill
Plant Sizes Normal: approx 70-130cm bare rooted; Small: approx 50-70cm bare rooted

Pollination Guide

  • Pollination is far simpler than most people think. Generally, unless self fertile simply get 2 or more different varieties in the same group (eg pears) to ensure adequate pollination. A more comprehensive explanation can be found in our Pollination Guide
  • More information on Espaliering
  • More information in our Articles and on planting and pruning.
  • Answers to Common Questions.

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Grime's Golden Dwarfing

Grime's Golden Dwarfing

A smallish golden-green apple similar to a Golden delicious in colour who it's belived to be the parent of. Complete with the little flecks of russet and the russeted collar. It was found in West Virginia USA in 1804 by Thomas Grime, and being the parent of the Golden, makes this a truly historic apple. The flesh has a pleasant sweetness and a subtle spice. Keeps well.