A sweet, juicy, pleasant smell with slight undertones of tartness
and a hint of grape
The original seedling was discovered around 1890 in a private garden in West Virginia / USA, and nowadays is grown all over the world.
The Golden Delicious fruit varies from greenish to golden yellow. The fruits originating from hilly areas are characterized by their distinguishing red marks on one side. The apples are from average to large size and longer than average in length.
CHARACTERISTICS OF TASTE
The Golden Delicious variety is sweet,and juicy, fragrant and slightly tart.
CHEMICAL AND PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
- strength: 6.6 - 7.0 Kg/cm2
- starch: 2.8 - 3.5
- sugars: 11,5 - 13 brix
- acids: 3,8 - 5,1 gr/l
NO DAMAGE BY
Leaf roller moths
The Saint Josť cochineal
Suitable for eating in its natural state but just as well suited for cooking and baking and for use in lots of recipes.